al-barka - updates

Rappler's latest stories on al-barka


In Al Barka, MILF members train to keep the peace

Jan 16, 2019 - 5:48 PM

These new members are not trained to fight, but they are trained to understand the Bangsamoro law, says a veteran commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front

Former MILF rebels in Basilan. Photo by Richard Falcatan

2 children killed, 3 injured in Basilan explosion

Jan 29, 2017 - 9:50 PM

The military blames the Abu Sayyaf for the explosion saying the terror group meant to sow fear in the area

Army officer sacked over Al Barka clash now a general

Aug 02, 2016 - 9:04 PM

We all make mistakes but General Macario performed well The unfortunate incident did not stop him from performing his duties

Senate report says BBL unfair to gov't

Mar 19, 2015 - 10:59 AM

The Senate report says the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process suffers from a wanton excess of optimism that blinded them in negotiating a fair agreement for government

PEACE RALLY. Muslims from Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, and Pangasinan converge at the Mendiola Peace Arch to push for the Bangsamoro Basic Law. Photo by George P Moya/Rappler

2 Abu Sayyaf killed in Al-Barka clash

Feb 15, 2015 - 2:29 PM

3rd UPDATE 2 ASG members are killed in a military operation in Al Barka Basilan At least 5 civilians 6 soldiers and 2 ASG members are also wounded

Basilan attack: 1 soldier killed, 4 wounded

Aug 08, 2013 - 12:08 PM

The encounter comes a day after a roadside bomb in Maguindanao

Court convicts Army officer in Al-Barka fiasco

Jul 09, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Lt Col Leo Peña is found guilty of neglect that led to the killing of 19 Special Forces troops in Al Barka Basilan in October 2011

Photo by Karlos Manlupig

1 officer killed in Al-Barka ambush

May 06, 2013 - 9:56 PM

Suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf and a breakaway group of the MILF are behind the ambush

Colonel found guilty in Al Barka fiasco

Jan 10, 2013 - 9:09 PM

A military court finds Col Aminkadra Undug guilty of violating military rules in connection with the 2011 Al Barka fiasco

Military court clears 2 officers in Al-Barka fiasco

Nov 07, 2012 - 3:53 PM

A general court martial clears 2 officers charged in connection with a botched military operation in Basilan that killed 19 soldiers

Remembering Al-Barka

Oct 17, 2012 - 7:50 AM

Following a peace deal between the government and the MILF questions arise on past offenses committed by both sides

Photo by Karlos Manlupig

Officers in Al-Barka fiasco face court martial

Apr 29, 2012 - 3:43 PM

AFP s General Courts Martial formed to hold arraignment and trial of 4 Army officers over bungled Basilan operation that killed 19 soldiers

AFP Chief, Lt Gen Jessie Dellosa

No Holy Week break for AFP in Basilan

Apr 06, 2012 - 7:29 PM

Government forces remain on heightened alert due to tension conflict in remote towns

Medical personnel assist in transporting on an Air Force chopper one of the 3 seriously wounded militias following an ambush by suspected Abu Sayyaf members in Sumisip town in Thursday, April 5. (Photo from Richard Falcatan)