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UNYPAD educates Luzon youth leaders on Bangsamoro history and BBL

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UNYPAD educates Luzon youth leaders on Bangsamoro history and BBL

By: UNYPAD ComTeam COTABATO CITY/ June 30, 2018 – In a bid to increase understanding and awareness among Filipino youth leaders on the struggle, sentiments and aspirations of the Bangsamoro people, the United Youth for Peace and Development, Inc. (UNYPAD) shared the Bangsamoro history and Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to the youth leaders of Luzon…

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Stakeholders discuss BBL-prospect for inclusive and lasting peace in the Bangsamoro

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Stakeholders discuss BBL-prospect for inclusive and lasting peace in the Bangsamoro

By: UNYPAD BSCD Interns COTABATO CITY / June 21, 2018 – More than a thousand stakeholders comprised of peace advocates, community leaders, representatives from the academe, civil society organizations, security sector, local government units and Indigenous Peoples gathered at the Notre Dame University Gymnasium in this city on June 18, 2018 to discuss the Bangsamoro…

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CALL FOR UNITY AND COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR PEACE

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CALL FOR UNITY AND COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR PEACE

By: Taher G.  Solaiman CARMEN, NORTH COTABATO/June 7, 2018 – We maintain our strong belief that the dividends of peace in Mindanao will always redound to the benefit not only of the Bangsamoro but even that of the Filipinos as well.  Conversely, war in Mindanao, as our experiences tell us, will adversely affect not only…

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The Unheeded Pleas of the Bangsamoro

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The Unheeded Pleas of the Bangsamoro

By: Taher G. Solaiman CARMEN, NORTH COTABATO/ June 3, 2018 – Many a time in the past when the Bangsamoro asserted their legitimate right to freedom and protested against their annexation without resorting to violence.  Incidentally, all their pleas fell into deaf ears. On June 9, 1921, the Moro leaders in Sulu petitioned the United…

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MILF: Brace for ‘tough challenges’ in BBL deliberations in Congress

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MILF: Brace for ‘tough challenges’ in BBL deliberations in Congress

By: Karlos Manlupig – Correspondent / @kmanlupigINQ Inquirer Mindanao / 10:02 PM April 19, 2018 DAVAO CITY – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chair Murad Ebrahim urged the public to anticipate “tough challenges ahead” when Congress starts deliberating on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Murad said in a statement on Thursday that a stronger…

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A Bangsamoro EO, just in case

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A Bangsamoro EO, just in case

Published January 22, 2018, 12:05 AM Just in case plans for revising the Philippine Constitution get delayed or derailed, or Congress fails anew to enact a Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), President Duterte has drawn up plans for a Bangsamoro territory to be created via an executive order (EO). The President has long been speaking about the…

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BBL ‘good model’ to see if federalism works: Zubiri

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BBL ‘good model’ to see if federalism works: Zubiri

By Azer Parrocha, Philippine New Agency January 19, 2018 MANILA — The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) would be a “good model” to see if federalism works, Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said Thursday. “The sentiment in the House (of Representatives) is to start with federalism before BBL. Me, I want to start with BBL before charter…

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Senators commit to passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law

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Senators commit to passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law

By Gaea Katreena Cabico (philstar.com) | Updated December 20, 2017 – 1:25pm MANILA, Philippines — Some senators have voiced support for passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law at a public hearing on the proposed law Wednesday. Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri, Senate sub-committee on BBL chair, promised that the measure will be ready for plenary debate by March 2018. “Marathon hearings” will be…

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Peace Advocates, other stakeholders wary of renewed war if Congress fails to pass an acceptable BBL

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Peace Advocates, other stakeholders wary of renewed war if Congress fails to pass an acceptable BBL

By Al Iskandar December 10, 2017 The Committees on Local Government, Muslim Affairs, Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity has started deliberating the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) with lawmakers agreeing to merge the three (3) versions of Bangsamoro Law filed by three representatives. The BBL crafted by the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) was authored by Speakers…

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Duterte at Bangsamoro Assembly: what’s the special session of Congress for?

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Duterte at Bangsamoro Assembly: what’s the special session of Congress for?

By:  CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS November 28. 2017 DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 November) — At the 1st Bangsamoro Assembly in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao last Monday, President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his campaign promise to push for federalism as what is at stake is “the preservation of the Filipino republic and to correct a historical injustice” and called…

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