Southern Philippines Fighting Underscores Need for Inclusive Peace Process

By Catherine Cheney, on , Trend Lines

Fighting between rebels and security forces erupted in the southern Philippines Monday after heavily armed Muslim rebels landed in coastal districts with plans to declare an independent state.

As Reuters reported, security officials say the rebels are part of a rogue faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) that was angry over claims the government had not fully implemented an existing peace agreement. ...

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