The latest terrorist attack, this time on a mosque in Zamboanga City that reportedly killed two and injured four, already points to a disturbing emerging trend that follows the recent passing of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) granting autonomy to several predominantly Muslim provinces. The attack comes within days of a deadlier attack on a…Read More Zamboanga mosque bombing: Sign of a religious war brewing in Mindanao?
The successful ratification of the new “Bangsamoro Organic Law” is a victory long fought for by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. The BOL is a culmination of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s 40-year struggle for autonomy, including on-and-off talks with the government spanning the administration of 4 presidents. As such, it is quite likely that…Read More Jolo terrorist attack could justify Moro Islamic Liberation Front renege on “promise” to disarm
For most Filipinos, that’s like asking if the Pope is Catholic. Or whether or not you need to be a lawyer to be Chief Justice. There are enough historical accounts of Satur Ocampo’s links with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its terrorist arm the New People’s Army (NPA). A 1989 report on…Read More Is Satur Ocampo a communist? Is he involved with the New People’s Army?
There is scant literature on the history of the Akbayan partylist, but a GMA Network report categorically states that the roots of Akbayan along with its bitter (albeit similarly Left-leaning) rival Bayan Muna “can be traced to the division of the Communist Party of the Philippines and its allies in the 1990s. Akbayan was formed…Read More Akbayan and Anakbayan should stop PRETENDING that they are not COMMUNIST fronts!