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South Cotabato solon: ‘MILF recruiting citizen army’

Posted by Abi Kwok on August 11, 2008

As John Lennon said, “All we are saying is give peace a chaaance!” 🙂


Truce urged for humanitarian reasons

By Abigail Kwok
First Posted 13:45:00 08/11/2008

MANILA, Philippines — Moro rebels are allegedly recruiting fighters in barangay (villages) and municipalities in key areas of Mindanao, offering as much as P10,000 a month, South Cotabato Representative Darlene Antonino-Custodio said on Monday.

Although Custodio refused to identify the villages where the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has allegedly been recruiting fighters, she cited Saranggani as one of the provinces where the rebels have been sighted.

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