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150 more MILF soldiers join Bangsamoro security team

Nov 24, 2019 - 9:10 PM

The former rebel fighters join members of the police and military in a security force tasked with protecting certain areas of the Bangsamoro region until an elected government is established in 2022

FORMER REBELS. Among members of the latest batch of the Joint Peace and Security Team of the Bangsamoro region are former rebel combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, who completed their training on November 22, 2019. Photo from OPAPP

Bangsamoro plebiscite a 'golden opportunity to decide what is good for us'

Jan 19, 2019 - 1:12 PM

'I am very happy because at least I spent my precious life to have this Bangsamoro Organic Law for the benefit of our people, for the benefit of our children and grandchildren, and from generation to generation,' says the MILF's Jannati Mimbantas

JANNATI MIMBATAS. "There is no reason for us to trigger our arms because we now have the meaningful government," said the Front Commander of the Northeastern Mindnao Front of the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces.

MILF to leaders, officers: Don't participate in polls

Nov 07, 2015 - 11:31 AM

Aside from running MILF leaders are also not allowed to join and help in campaigns rallies and any other election related activities

MORO LEADER. MILF chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, has been a voice of moderation. File photo from AFP

Int'l Monitoring Team: Mamasapano a 'disastrous firefight'

Apr 06, 2015 - 6:13 PM

The Malaysian led independent body that oversees the ceasefire agreement between the MILF and the Philippine government says both sides committed ceasefire violations

In this file photo, residents survey January 28, 2015 the scene in Tukanalipao, Mamasapano Maguindanao where 44 SAF members died and 11 others wounded during a clashed with combined forces of MILF and BIFF. Rappler file photo

2 killed, 4 hurt as rebels clash in Maguindanao

Oct 20, 2012 - 3:26 PM

At least 2 people were killed in an encounter between members of the MILF s Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces and the splinter group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement in Mamasapano town Maguindanao