Child of peace

A child smiles shyly as he watches over watermelons for sale on board a pick-up truck in Barangay Rajah Muda in Pikit, North Cotabato on February 5, 2019. Elders in the village –children of war before — are optimistic that in voting “yes” on February 6 for inclusion of their village in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, no child in the village will ever experience wars and displacements as they did. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO                Read story