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Maranaos call for quick release of cash aid needed for Eid’l Fitr

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EVACUEES. Marawi City residents inside an evacuation center. Photo from the Department of Social Welfare and Development

Eid’l Fitr or the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan falls on Monday, June 26

MANILA, Philippines (Jun. 22, 2017) — Civil society leaders affected by the crisis in Marawi City urged the national government to fast-track the release of the cash assistance they are expecting to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Continue reading Maranaos call for quick release of cash aid needed for Eid’l Fitr

Ahead of Ramadan, Marawi residents pray for lasting peace

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ESCAPE. Marawi residents who fled the clashes between government forces and the Maute Group arrives in Iligan on May 24, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Muslims who have decided to stay put in Marawi City will observe Ramadan amid gunfire and explosions

MANILA, Philippines (May 26, 2017) — How will Muslims, especially those in and around crisis-hit Marawi City, observe the holy month of Ramadan? Continue reading Ahead of Ramadan, Marawi residents pray for lasting peace

ARMM governor condemns ‘acts of terror’ in Marawi

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SEEKING PEACE. Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Governor Mujiv Hataman says they will ‘stop at nothing’ to bring justice and peace to the Bangsamoro region. Rappler file photo

‘Any group who sows terror and then dares to say that they do it in the name of Islam should be ashamed,’ says ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman

MANILA, Philippines (May 24, 2017) — Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Mujiv Hataman on Tuesday, May 23, condemned the Maute Group for sowing terror in Marawi City. Continue reading ARMM governor condemns ‘acts of terror’ in Marawi