DOCUMENT: Bangsamoro Basic Law Primer
MANILA, Philippines – A product of the final peace deal between the Philippine government and the the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law seeks to address decades-old grievances by creating a new regional government with greater fiscal and political powers than the current Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.
As the bill passes through deliberations in Congress, what have been the most frequently asked questions on the measure?
Read the primer prepared by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, the group that crafted the initial draft of the law, in cooperation with the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and the European Union, below.
Read the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law as submitted to Congress below: