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Philippine autonomy deal scrapped

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posted on Aug, 21 2008 @ 07:20 AM
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Philippine autonomy deal scrapped


news.bbc.co.uk

presidential spokeswoman described the move as a "painful step", but said leaders were still open to talks.

The government had agreed to expand an existing Muslim autonomous zone in a bid to end decades of violence.

But Christian communities opposed the deal and when the Supreme Court blocked it, the rebels launched attacks.

Earlier this week, raids by guerrillas from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on several towns near the border of the existing autonomous zone in the southern
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posted on Aug, 21 2008 @ 07:20 AM
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As the news states, this fight has been going on for a long time, and does not seem to be stopping. I doubt this conflict will be solved militarily. Some one will have to step up and broker a peace. I don't think giving the separatists land will fix things either.

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