Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Davao Mayor Duterte: I am not going to blame the Moro Islamic Liberation Front

“I lament the needless loss of lives,” Davao City Rodrigo Duterte said commenting on the recent bloody clash in Mamasapano, Maguindanao which led to death of at least 44 elite police operatives. “I share the grief of the nation because I know this is hurting us. But you also cannot just take revenge against the […]

Senator Cayetano: BBL will start dictatorship, set up a totalitarian kingdom

“It is time to open our eyes to the impunity by how the Moro Islamic Liberation Front disregarded, not only the rule of law, but the value of human life in Sunday’s gruesome killing of our policemen,” Senator Alan Peter S. Cayetano said in a statement released to press. The senator earlier withdrew support on […]

CHR chief Etta Rosales speaks on Mamasapano ‘misencounter’ in Maguindanao

Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Loretta Ann P. Rosales warned groups or individuals not to use the Mamasapano, Maguindanao bloody clash to derail current peace process between the national government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front. “We urge those who are angling to scuttle the Mindanao peace process to desist from exploiting the noble sacrifice of […]

Senate President: Surrender perpetrators in the heinous acts, help arrest terrorists

“If they will surrender the suspects in these heinous acts and help arrest [Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters commander Basit] Usman, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front will show that they are one with the government in the pursuit of genuine and lasting peace, and that the government has made the right decision in negotiating a peace […]

Marine battalion redeployed in Maguindanao

A battalion of Philippine Marines was redeployed to Maguindanao couple of days after the bloody encounter between PNP-Special Action Force and Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Mamasapano town, Maguindanao. The redeployment coincided with the incident, however, Sixth Infantry Division said it was long overdue. “This Marine Battalion has just been redeployed back to its mother […]