Conflict in the South
MANILA, Philippines - Rappler talks with the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos' Commissioner for the Youth, Edilwasif Baddiri.
The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos is a government agency through which Muslim Filipinos seek government assistance. The group also acts as an advisory body for the President in formulating and implementing policies and projects to do with Muslim Filipino communities.
In 2007, Baddiri previously served as the Chief of Staff of former House representative Yusoph Jikiri. Baddiri was also the founding convener of the Young Muslim Professionals in Manila.
Baddiri will speak to Rappler about the clashes in Zamboanga, sharing his thoughts on the continuing conflict between the government and the Moro National Liberation Front.
Watch the interview below.