The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) is the largest Moro rebel movement operating in Mindanao. Established in 1977, the MILF was founded by late Ustadz Hashim Salamat after a split with Nur Misuari-led Moro National Liberation Front (MILF). After the fall of its main headquarters — the Camp Abubakar Assidique in the boundary of Lanao… read more →
For more than four decades, the New Peoples Army is perhaps the longest running Maoist-inspired revolution in the world. Established in 1969, NPA is the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines. The group claims to have established more than 120 guerrilla fronts in the country.
[nggallery id=4] The previous wars in different parts of Mindanao have led to massive displacement of villagers. They are known as internally displaced persons (IDPs) or locally known as bakwit. This is a collection of my photographs that I’ve captured over the years of covering the displacement in different parts of Mindanao. Although the… read more →