PAGDARO SA KALINAW: Federalism’s fallacy and the Bangsamoro red herring – Towards Collaborative Filipino Democracy

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 March) – Red Herring – something intended to divert attention from the real problem or matter at hand; a misleading clue. Secession – the act… »

PAGDARO SA KALINAW: “Drowning in a flood of Impunity and Fear:” UN Envoys are entreated regarding the worsening situation of IPs in the Bangsamoro

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Feb) ­– Timuay (chief) Alim Bandara stated, “we cannot keep silent anymore,” in his testimony about nine indigenous leaders who were killed from May 1… »

PAGDARO SA KALINAW: UN Envoys and Ateneo Legal advocates Decry Tribal Chiefs killing and worsening situation for IPs in the Bangsamoro Peace Process

1st of 2 parts DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 Feb) – “The Promising Future of the Teduray and Lambangian is up in the air,” lamented Victoria “Vicky” Tauli-Corpuz, the United… »

PAGDARO SA KALINAW: Just Coincidence (Part 3): Liberating Non-violent Justice in the Bangsamoro

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/16 Nov) — Transitional Justice experts have argued that local, especially informal, justice practices are insufficient by themselves to address the massive human rights violations and atrocities that… »

PAGDARO SA KALINAW: Just Coincidence? (Part 2) Harmonizing Transitional Justice, Legal Pluralism, Policing and Penology in the Bangsamoro

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /19 Oct) — The insights from Dr. Jianhong Liu, chair of the Asian Criminological Society, into the contradictions between Asian socio-cultural realities and the underlying socio-cultural assumptions… »

PAGDARO SA KALINAW: Just Coincidence? – Criminology, Justice and the Bangsamoro Convergence (1)

Part 1 DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 14 July) — As defined in the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), Transitional Justice and Reconciliation (TJR) seeks ways to redress grievances, correct… »

PEACETALK: I love this country

DAVAO CITY – (MindaNews/01 July) — Dear “I hate this country,” I understand your feelings and frustrations, having lived in this place for nearly as long as you have been… »

PEACETALK: Bring the FAB home: Weave the Amakan Annex

Jeremy Simons (i-Emergence/Initiatives for International Dialogue) DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 February) – With all the fanfare and back-slapping surrounding the release of the annex on Normalization, did anyone notice the challenges… »

COMMENTARY: Dilemmas and Delays: Indigenous Peoples, Power and the Bangsamoro (Part 1)

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 December)–With the release of “Power Sharing”, the 3rd annex of the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro, the situation of Indigenous Peoples (IP) in the Bangsamoro reached a… »

PEACETALK: Bangsamoro Justice: The elephant in the room, or what?

Part 1 of a series DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 20 Nov) – What would you say if I asked you to describe concepts such as “Shariah justice,” “criminal justice,” “social… »

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