muslims in mindanao - updates

Rappler's latest stories on muslims in mindanao


[OPINION] The future of women's leadership in the Bangsamoro

Feb 03, 2020 - 1:32 PM

'If we truly want the Bangsamoro women to be equal partners in development, then all policies and decisions affecting us should be made with us'

Ateneo presidents urge lawmakers to 'immediately' pass BBL

Mar 17, 2018 - 4:09 PM

'We implore our legislators not to delay such passage any further,' Ateneo presidents across the country urge Congress

BRING BACK BBL. Muslim women advocate the passage of the contentious Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). File photo by George P. Moya/Rappler

Beyond peace and unrest: The beauty and challenges of traveling in Muslim Mindanao

Jul 06, 2016 - 12:05 PM

There is so much I still do not understand about Muslim Mindanao and its people but I would like to believe each travel and each conversation helps me see them more clearly says writer Rhea Claire Madarang

All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang

[Part 2] The MNLF and the United States

Jun 21, 2015 - 11:59 AM

When it comes to economic assistance communities see US aid as a better and reliable source compared to the Philippine government that had been notorious in breaking promises of bringing development and growth to Muslims

House panel finishes BBL amendments after marathon vote

May 20, 2015 - 12:42 AM

After holding a two day hearing the ad hoc committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law finished voting on all proposed amendments to the bill The final committee vote on the proposed is set for Wednesday May 20

COMMITTEE LEVEL. Members of the House Adhoc Committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law vote on proposed amendments during the second day of the hearing at the House of Representative in Quezon City on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Photo Ben Nabong/Rappler

MILF firearms to be stored in Camp Abubakar?

Jan 21, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Now known as Camp Iranun the sprawling camp carries a lot of symbolism for former MILF guerrillas

DECOMMISSIONING. This photo taken on Oct 15, 2012 shows members of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) shouting 'Allahu Akbar' (God is Great) during a celebration inside camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat town in Mindanao, to coincide with the signing of the Framework Agreement. File photo by Karlos Manlupig/AFP

US senator in PH gun smuggling plot pleads not guilty

Apr 09, 2014 - 8:09 AM

Now suspended US senator Leland Yee pleads not guilty to charges of bribery and plotting to smuggle guns to the Philippines

Muslim Mindanao and structured, inclusive talks

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:43 AM

This landmark moment demonstrates the value of open structured and inclusive negotiations to end conflict

School bans Muslim students from using veil, triggers outcry

Jul 31, 2012 - 5:00 PM

Pilar College in Zamboanga City incurs the ire of officials and residents for its ban on the use of the Islamic veil

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM. Muslim women on the streets of Zamboanga City. Photo by Amir Mawallil

No new moon: Ramadan to start July 21

Jul 19, 2012 - 10:23 PM

The fasting among Muslims ends on the first day of Shawwal the 10th month of the lunar calendar

MILF to hold big rally; gov't closely watching

Jul 06, 2012 - 7:56 AM

GPH Peace Panel Chairman Marvic Leonen says he is cautiously optimistic about reaching a deal with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front