Cotabato City hosts Senate public hearing on charter change

Cotabato City (March 9, 2018) – The Senate committees on Constitutional Amendments, Revision of Codes and Laws; and Electoral Reforms and Peoples’ Participation conducted a joint regional consultation hearing with representatives and participants from various sectors, regarding proposals to amend or revise the 1987 Philippine Constitution on Thursday, March 8. Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, chair…

A returnee’s life: from fighting to farming

Sumisip, Basilan (March 5, 2018)— Wiril Muril joined the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group when he was still 21 years old. A resident of Barangay Baywas in Sumisip, Basilan, Muril said he had to join the group to get the much needed support because his family was involved in a rido (clan war). “Walang training sa…