Blog Posts - Abu Sayyaf Group



On the Bangsamoro Question--dismantle the instruments of war by making Muslim Filipinos feel the concern and love of government

Since the establishment of a Sultanate around the 14th century in those islands of Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and Basilan, the Muslims of these territories were mostly traders. Sulu was the center of regional trade between these islands and Malaysia, Indonesia...
by New Philippine Revolution on Sep 4, 2016

Is “Moro” or “Moros” Inappropriate and Disrespectful?

It looks like this is an important issue to many Muslims in Mindanao.  I find it petty, but still it has to be resolved before someone makes a mountain out of a molehill.  Come on, Guys.  There is nothing to … Continue reading →...

Moros Do Need A Mahatma

Are the ambitions of the unknown individuals in Muslim Mindanao who want to enter politics part of the Moro Problem?  Is arm struggle the only way to make themselves known?  Is the principle of non-violence that produces better results in … C...

Do Moros Hate Christians?

When I was still in high school, I had a terrifying experience with a couple of Muslim road robbers. They stopped our jeepney and took all our wallets.  Back then, “tulisan” (bandit) and “Moros” were synonymous. When the two...

Zamboanga standoff near to resolution, but how about Basilan?

What really happened between Vice President Jejomar Binay and the President? Binay has been receiving a lot of flak for allegedly representing government in negotiations with the MNLF without the expressed approval of the President and the crisis com...
by New Philippine Revolution on Sep 19, 2013

Zamboanga standoff near to resolution, but how about Basilan?

What really happened between Vice President Jejomar Binay and the President? Binay has been receiving a lot of flak for allegedly representing government in negotiations with the MNLF without the expressed approval of the President and the crisis com...
by New Philippine Revolution on Sep 19, 2013

Noynoyism in hostage situations

We are bringing the "no negotiation" stance in hostage situations to the brink of stupidity. What governments say is not "no negotiations", but "no ransom demands" to hostage takers. President Aquino and his advisers must be extremely misinformed on...
by New Philippine Revolution on Jun 23, 2012

Captive–the movie of Brillante Mendoza about the Abu Sayyaf Group

As what the promotional articles of this new indie says, the Captive is the story of those kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf Group, a notorious terrorist group operating in the Southern parts of the Philippine archipelago. Indiewire wrote a review of the m...
by Philippine360.com on Feb 25, 2012

3 Terrorist Leaders of Abu Sayyaf Group killed--where are their kidnap victims?

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) did a fine job killing three (3) alleged terror leaders in the Muslim controlled island of Sulu. Two of those killed were high ranking Jemaah Islamiya leaders. AFP Chief Dellosa described the attack as a sur...
by New Philippine Revolution on Feb 2, 2012


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