Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Philippine Proposal for Autonomous Muslim Region Faces Challenges

A proposal that would give the Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group the right to self-rule is now in the hands of lawmakers. Efforts to end four decades of conflict that killed 120,000 in the country’s restive Muslim-majority south have progressed in recent years and led to this week’s draft law, which still faces key obstacles. Analysts say Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s office gave the proposed “Bangsamoro Basic Law” a thorough inspection before sending it on to Congress this...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter