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Posted on 12/26/2008 2:53:24 AM PST by Cindy
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Moro Islamic Liberation Front killed nine people during attacks on villagers in the provinces of Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat on Christmas eve, and continued raids on Christmas day. MILF refused to change its negotiating position or representatives, but demanded a cabinet-level official head the peace panel.
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“Bishop: Send more troops to Basilan”
By Dona Pazzibugan
Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 17:16:00 12/26/2008
Filed Under: Acts of terror, Explosion, Churches (organisations), Religion & Belief, Religions, Security (general), Customs & Traditions
ARTICLE SNIPPET: “MANILA, Philippines — Catholic Bishop Martin Jumoad of Basilan has appealed once more for the deployment of more soldiers and policemen on the island province following the bomb attack December 23 that injured at least 22 civilians.
Jumoad said the latest attack succeeded in keeping most Catholics away from their churches for the traditional midnight mass on Christmas Eve, December 24.
“This is an anti-Christmas group, I think that would be an appropriate description,” he said when interviewed on Friday.”
“LOCAL NEWS: Military launches attack against renegade MILF rebels”
By John Unson Updated December 26, 2008 03:17 PM
COTABATO CITY T
ARTICLE SNIPPET: “Salazar said the rebels, led by MILF Commander Jikiri, who is said to have links with both the al-Qaeda and the Jemmah Islamiya, divested the villagers of their valuables and robbed them of their farm animals before positioning themselves at the center of the barangay they occupied.”
ARTICLE SNIPPET: “The rebels killed six Manobo villagers, including a newborn baby.”
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