And the most honest answer that came out was, when we can finally go home. Retrieved March 19, Bangsamoro Republik Independence movements States and territories established in States and territories disestablished in Former unrecognized countries. Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future. Here are some excerpts:.
Oxford University Press, , p. The ultimate outcome will possibly be one where the federal states will have sufficient power and authority to determine their destiny, while still being part of the country. When we can go back, without fear or apprehension for ourselves and our children, knowing that we and most especially our children will be ok. Roman Catholics and numerous Christian groups form a huge presence in several areas in the proposed Bangsamoro and surrounding areas, notably in Basilan, Cotabato City, the Cotabato region, Zamboanga City, Zamboanga provinces, and Lanao del Norte. The representatives that would be authorized to the region are nine reserved powers for the central government, 57 exclusive powers for the Bangsamoro, and 14 concurrent powers for both. As I continue to work for peace, I see that I am part of larger whole and success can only happen in the sets of relationships that I must continuously build in order to have the collective healing necessary for the Bangsamoro People and the Filipino People to restore their common narrative and live in one united and free community.
When that time comes, it is likely that majority will opt for an independent state. Views Read Edit View history.
Given that the President has expressed full support of for the BBL, the chances are good that this time around, a homeland for the Moro people, will finally come to pass, sooner than later. It was about lives, my own, the lives of my people, my children.
Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue. And perhaps the more elaborate question will be, must we give up who we are to be accepted as one of you? Visiting various communities in the province, I saw how the people were tired of the fighting and only looking forward to havinge better lives. In return, the government would establish an autonomous Bangsamoro.
Retrieved March 19, The discovery began when relatives would take refuge in our home, bringing news of fighting and of deaths and abuses committed on civilians, often relatives, by Filipino soldiers.
Thus, while the Christian Filipinos began to adapt and perfect American principles, the Moros were reinforcing Islamic principles. Retrieved 25 April Retrieved August 7, These points in history are often the moments when the story of bangasmoro people are, their self-understanding, was transformed in unexpected ways, disrupted, or even destroyed.
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While resolutions were not adopted, relationships were made. It is now more inclusive, as the Commission was composed of all important stakeholders in the prospective Bangsamoro homeland, taking into consideration the diverse needs of the Bangsamoro people, non-Bangsamoro indigenous tribes and settler communities, united under one goal of establishing a just, dignified and lasting peace in the Bangsamoro, in Mindanao and in the Philippines as a whole.
The ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law BOL last January 25, will be the latest procurement of the administration to attain peace in Mindanao and end their long-time struggle for independence. It will be headed by the regional leader called the Chief Minister, who will be chosen among members of the Bangsamoeo government while its members will be elected by the people. Numerous indigenous groups in the Bangsamoro region do not adhere to Catholicism nor Islam, making them vulnerable to exploitation in a proposed Muslim-controlled regional government.
As of September 28,with the defeat in Zamboanga City by the Philippine government, bqngsamoro MNLF no longer controls any territory openly anywhere and the Bangsamoro Republic has been debilitated. Mark Twain in Protest ed. Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process. Peace must be in the fishing boats, in farms, in public markets, in classrooms, in cinemas and theatres and museum, in TV ads, in corporate essah, in banks, in the streets.
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Citing Beyond Intractability resources. In that speech, she gave listeners a personal glimpse into what it is like to be a Muslim from a Muslim point of view. Sign up for the monthly news, bulletins, and events. Otherwise, the remaining alternative for the Bangsamoro people is independence. Though the inhabitants were divided into different ethno-linguistic or geographical groups, there was no question in their minds that they were of the same race.
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Information about the intractable conflict-related bangsamroo of the conflict and peacebuilding fields. With the interest of the Bangsamoro people in mind and the need to implement signed agreements, particularly the Comprehensive Agreement on the Tagapog CABthe new proposed BBL remains faithful to the letter and spirit of the CAB and considered the other agreements gained through decades of peace negotiations, namely the Tripoli agreement and the Final Peace agreement.
Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.
Retrieved March 18, As I navigated my way with the Philippine government, working with high-ranking military and civilian officials, the issues were not as clear-cut as they would appear. University of the Philippines,p.
There has been a reawakening of the worldwide Islamic community or the Ummah that manifested itself in the Philippines in the form of the Organization of Islamic Conference’s mediation of the armed conflict in Muslim Mindanao.
For every possible resolution, there were many complications.