February 23, 2020

Tag: OPAPP

OIC Team Now in Manila for Mindanao Peace Process

Read it first here: By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — AN advance team of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has arrived in Manila on Saturday, January 25. A highly reliable source familiar with the workings of the Mindanao peace process told SDN […]

Previously ‘Unthinkable,’ MILF Members Now Live and Train Under Military Officers

By ANDY OROBIA ​CAMP LUCERO, Carmen, North Cotabato — From enemy of the State to defenders of land. This is the journey, which was decades-long and borne of a tortuous path, of members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), which struggled and fought for Mindanao’s independence in a bloody and internecine war starting in […]

Decommissioning Process Brings Gov’t Panel to 6 MILF Camps in BARMM

 ​Highlights:   — Gov’t Implementing Panel visits six MILF identified camps, such as Camp Bushra, Camp Bilal, Camp Abubakar as-Siddique (Headquarters), Camp Rajamuda, Camp Omar, and Camp Bad’r.   — Decommissioning of MILF combatants and weapons, major component of 2014 Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB).   — First batch of 75 MILF fighters start […]

Gov’t Panel Pays Historic Visit to Ex-Enemy MILF’s Camp Rajamuda

Media Release:​ CAMP RAJAMUDA, Pikit, North Cotabato (July 25, 2019) – Government of the Philippines (GPH) Implementing Panel members arrived at this Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) camp Tuesday, 19 years after the Estrada Administration’s all-out-war against the MILF. it marks the first time the GPH panel has set foot on the camp, which was […]

​Former MILF, MNLF Combatants to Be Allowed to Join PNP

Media Release: QUEZON CITY, July 6, 2019 – Former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Moro National Liberation (MNLF) combatants can become members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) as long as they meet the requirements set by the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM). This was agreed upon during a meeting on Friday between Department of […]

Joint Committee of GPH, MILF Readying 12,000 Moro Combatants, Weapons Decommissioning

​Media Release: ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, Davao — Members of the different joint mechanisms under the Normalization Track of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) as well as international independent bodies have begun the preparations for the smooth decommissioning of at least 12,000 combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), their weapons […]

​OPAPP Spearheads Third Year of Duyog Ramadan; Sense of Normalcy Back

Media Release: MARAWI CITY, June 2 – Three years after the siege, this battle-scarred community and its people are showing signs of recovery. The city’s commercial district has started to come to life, as new business establishments open and draw in customers. Residents, armed with hammers and saws, repair their bullet-riddled homes. A look of […]