A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: Peace and Development as Goals of Legal Education


CRUCIBLE: Message on Eidu l-adha 2015 (1) 

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews / 27 Sept) – Today (Sept. 24). we join the Muslim world in celebrating the eidu l-adha (Day of Sacrifice) in the year 1436 AH or 2015. More than… »

PEACETALK: Bangsamoro is about social justice

(Delivered at the Mindanao Forum on Peace in Mindanao, organized by the Interreligious Council of the Philippines on Sept. 21, 2015 at the Ramon Magsaysay Foundation Auditorium by Atty. Christian… »

PEACETALK: Notes on the Holiday, by a Girl Living in the ARMM

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/24 Sept) — Before anything else, I’d like to say to our Muslim brothers and sisters, “Eid Mubarak!” It’s a non-working holiday here in the ARMM (Autonomous Region… »

MIND DA NEWS: Tomorrow Never Ends

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 24 Sept) – Tomorrow never ends. So it seems do deadlines. The Congress has set December 16 as the new deadline for the passage of… »

Top Stories

Crime index in Davao region down by 28.38%

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 Oct) — Before the September 21 kidnapping of three foreigners and a Filipina from a resort in the Island Garden City of Samal, the crime index in… »

Senator Poe urges parties to “level up” campaign standards

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 03 October) – The lone woman Presidential aspirant and incumbent senator Grace Poe is urging political parties to raise the level of campaign standards and ensure… »

Rays of the Invisible light: Voices and vulnerabilities of young Moro writers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 Oct) — Stories on relationships, struggles, and self-discovery and self-acceptance find home in an new anthology by young Moro writers. Rays of the Invisible Light, published by… »

Skirmishes trigger more evacuations in Surigao Sur town

MARIHATAG, Surigao del Sur (MindaNews / 2 Oct) – A fresh wave of fighting between Army soldiers and an unidentified armed group triggered a new round of evacuees in this… »

Church leaders call for disbandment of paramilitary groups in Surigao Sur

TANDAG CITY (MindaNews / 2 October) – Church leaders reiterated their calls for the disbandment and disarming of paramilitary groups that are being accused of sowing terror in Lumad communities… »

Around Mindanao

Working Towards a Reconciled Diversity

Working Towards a Reconciled Diversity Statement of Catholic Bishops and Educators on Peacebuilding in Mindanao Davao City April 10, 2014 Sustainable peace and the righting of historical injustices have been… »

IPs to President Aquino: on the Bangsamoro

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT April 7, 2014 HIS EXCELLENCY BENIGNO SIMEON AQUINO III President of the Republic of the Philippines Malacanang, Manila Your Excellency President Aquino:
Greetings of Peace… »

COMMENT: Brownouts Exploited

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/16 March) — Brownouts or power outages are bad. However, what’s worse is the exploitation of brownouts to raise the price of electricity in the spot market.… »

Waterfalls galore!

TRAVEL/FITNESS ILIGAN CITY (MindaNews / 09 March) – Until recently, I’ve been to eight of Iligan’s two dozen or so waterfalls. Twice I was commissioned by the City Tourism Office… »

Laos kids express hope for the future through images

Through drawings, photos and role play, children from different provinces met in Vientiane to express their vision for their villages by the time they reach 20. VIENTIANE, Laos (MindaNews /… »

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