QUN FAYA QUN: Reaffirming Cultural Diversity within the Bangsamoro

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 6 Feb) – A few weeks ago, a friend asked me to formulate a cultural plan for the Bangsamoro. This plan will be integrated in the… »

QUN FAYA QUN: What lies ahead at the end of the tunnel?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/28 January) — On January 25, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) jointly signed the last remaining annex to… »

PERSONAL ESSAY: A Muslim Male’s Perspective on Hijab

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/24 July) – A few weeks ago, just before the end of the month of June, I had a “crazy” argument with a brother in Islam. I call… »

PERSONAL ESSAY: The essence of Ramadhan

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/07 July) — My experience of Ramadhan is centered on my family, the food we eat, and the prayers spent in the mosques for the juma’a, tarawi and… »

PERSONAL ESSAY: A letter to Bro. Alber Husin

Dear Brother Alber, Assalamu Alaikum warakmatullahiwabarakathuh! When a member of our family, a relative, or a friend is hurt, my initial reaction has always been to ask them, “sino ang… »

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