Tag: Moros

Duterte Holds Islam Close to His Heart

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has used the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha as an occasion to reiterate his commitment to ever deeper and more meaningful inter-communal relations in The Philippines with a particular emphasis on the contribution Moros (Philippine Muslims) make to their country. Duterte issued the following Eid message: “In […]

Duterte Has Delivered a Parliamentary System to The New Bangsamoro Region – He Must Now do The Same For The Philippines as a Whole

Today, President Rodrigo Duterte officially swore in Moro (Philippine Muslim) leaders who will run the new parliament in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), that was officially created as a result of last month’s regional plebiscite. The Bangsamoro Transition Authority will act as the region’s appointed parliament until […]

Saudi Media Sides With Catholic Church Against The Most Pro-Muslim Leader in Modern Philippine History

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has just overseen the overwhelming passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite, which will establish a fully autonomous Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Duterte staked his leadership on the orderly and effective passage of this popular mandate which looks to end decades of insurgency between the Muslim […]

Peace on The Horizon as Philippine Congress Heeds Duterte and Passes Autonomy Legislation for Moros

The Philippine Congress has passed the long awaited Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) which will give Moro communities (Philippine Muslims) in Mindanao and nearby islands political autonomy. The new law which President Rodrigo Duterte had promised to deliver irrespective of the success of his plans to turn The Philippines into a federal […]