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OUR MARAWI: Transitional Justice-Dealing with the Past and Marawi

“In the guise of rebuilding our homes, in the guise of laying down the foundations of a better, progressive and modern city, the will and vision of those who live far from us who built this city are being imposed upon us. This is an invasion of a different kind. This one threatens to rob […] The post OUR MARAWI: Transitional Justice-Dealing with the Past and Marawi appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsApr 14th, 2018

Robin Padilla is making a movie for Marawi. Will it make a dent?

The past few months have seen actor Robin Padilla publicize both a movie project on the war-torn Marawi and his correspondence with Malacañang on its rehabilitation. Earlier this year, it was reported that the veteran action star was in talks with directors and friends from showbiz in developing a movie on the Marawi crisis, the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

STATEMENT of Support for Social Justice and for Marawi

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND FOR MARAWI  (Drafted by Women Participants in the Conference on “Harnessing Women’s Voices through Political Dialogue for Inclusive Peace in the Bangsamoro” On 13 March 2018, at Waterfront Hotel, Davao City, Mindanao) We, the women of Mindanao and Sulu […] The post STATEMENT of Support for Social Justice and for Marawi appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2018

Robredo’s anti-poverty program to build shelters for Marawi residents

MANILA, Philippines – Angat Buhay, Vice President Leni Robredo’s flagship anti-poverty program, is spearheading the construction of 60 transitional shelters for families displaced by the Marawi siege. Robredo attended the groundbreaking of the Angat Buhay Village in Barangay Sagonsongan on Tuesday, March 6.   The village, set to be ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

Piso para kay Leni to fund construction of transitional village in Marawi

Piso para kay Leni to fund construction of transitional village in Marawi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018

MY, MY, MY MARAWI:  Billions worth of rehab in Marawi must involve the people

SENATE, Manila (MindaNews / 21 Feb) — More than funds, more than plans, it is about human beings. Marawi rehabilitation is about reconciliation. Many cannot accept what has happened and what will happen; they do not even know really what will happen. “Justice, this is what we demand”, tearfully said 80-year old Meno Manabilang of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

150 families occupy transitory shelters in Marawi

MARAWI CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA-TFBM-ICCC) -- An initial 150 family-beneficiaries unlocked their new doors at Areas 2 and 4 of "Biyaya ng Pagbabago" transitional shelters in Brgy. Sagonsongan. Keys of tempo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2018

150 families occupy transitory shelters in Marawi

MARAWI CITY, Jan. 20 (PIA-TFBM-ICCC) -- An initial 150 family-beneficiaries unlocked their new doors at Areas 2 and 4 of "Biyaya ng Pagbabago" transitional shelters in Brgy. Sagonsongan. Keys of tempo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2018

Displaced families in Marawi City to transfer to transitional shelters

Displaced families in Marawi City to transfer to transitional shelters.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2018

Transitional shelters

Displaced Marawi residents check the transitional shelters in Barangay Sagonsongan, Marawi City on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, while waiting for President Rodrigo Duterte to distribute the certificates of acceptance and occupancy. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

Waiting for Duterte

Displaced Marawi residents wait behind the ropes for President Rodrigo Duterte to distribute the certificates of acceptance and occupancy of transitional shelters in Barangay Sagonsongan, Marawi City on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. MindaNews photo by FROILAN GALLARDO.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

150 transitional shelters now occupied by Marawi bakwits; 250 more by Jan. 30

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 January) — A hundred and fifty transitional shelters in Barangay Sagonsongan, Marawi City, are now occupied by residents displaced by the five-month siege, and 250 more units will be available by January 30, the chair of the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) said.      The TFBM was supposed to have […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

OUR MARAWI: Reining in the local oligarchy: antidote for sustained rebuilding of Marawi

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 21 January) — The last few weeks saw encouraging signs the rebuilding of Marawi City is gaining momentum, principally the completion of several hundreds of transitional shelters for families displaced by the five-month long war against Islamic State-inspired militants. As a Marawi resident, it is my hope that the rebuilding effort […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2018

Taiwan donates P600M for Marawi rehab

The Government of Taiwan has allocated some P600 million to provide humanitarian assistance to people whose lives were affected by the Marawi siege. Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) Representative Dr. Gary Song-Huann Lin said the Government of Taiwan has allocated P60 million for the construction of 400 transitional housing….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

YearEnder 2017: The year of Marawi

MANILA, Philippines — Or what used to be Marawi – of all the stories that went through the central news desk in the year just past, the five-month battle for.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

A challenging year for Duterte

MANILA, Philippines --- As the year comes to a close, we look at key regional and global personalities who made the news, such as President Rodrigo Duterte. President Rodrigo Duterte is ending the year as popular as ever, but the past 12 months have not been without serious challenges to his boundary-pushing rule. Perhaps the biggest shock came from Islamic State in Iraq and Syria-inspired extremists in the conflict-ridden island of Mindanao. In May, about a thousand of them stormed and seized large parts of Marawi city. They held on to it for five months, beating off assaults by six army battalions in the biggest security crisis to face the Philippines in years. Most of the...Keep on reading: A challenging year for Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

OUR MARAWI: Extending Martial Law rests on necessity and practicality

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 14 Dec) — My support on the extension of Martial Law rests on necessity and practicality. For one, the actual threat of terrorism is not imaginary or distant. What we observed for the past five months of intense armed-conflict and the humanitarian crisis it resulted following the liberation of Marawi from […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

Marawi mayor welcomes extended martial law, says 500 ‘transitional shelters’ almost ready

Marawi Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra on Friday welcomed Congress’ approval of President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend the martial law imposition in Mindanao for another year. Source link link: Marawi mayor welcomes extended martial law, says 500 ‘transitional shelters’ almost ready.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

Neda: Martial law extension to have ‘neutral’ impact on Mindanao economy

      An extension of martial law in Mindanao will not impact on the island's local economy as observed when it was implemented in the past six months, officials of the state planning agency National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) saidThursday. "There was really no discernible impact of the martial law declaration," Neda Undersecretary Rosemarie G. Edillon said. President Duterte in May declared martial law covering the entire Mindanao when ISIS supporters occupied Marawi City.   READ: Duterte formally asks Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao 'til end of 2018 Clashes between the terrorists and government forces lasted fi...Keep on reading: Neda: Martial law extension to have ‘neutral’ impact on Mindanao economy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2017

Marawi residents crying for justice fear extended martial law

MANILA, Philippines – If she can beg each and every lawmaker to reject the extension of martial law in Mindanao, she will. She attended the joint session of Congress on Wednesday, December 13, and spoke with anyone willing to listen.  She feared the harassment of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2017

Recruiter of terrorists charged

GOVERNMENT prosecutors yesterday indicted a woman arrested in Taguig City last October for allegedly recruiting through social media fighters for the ISIS-linked Maute terror group who attacked Marawi City. In a resolution, the Department of Justice indicted Karen Aizha Hamidon with 295 counts of inciting rebellion before the Taguig City….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017