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Rappler Talk: Abdullah Dimaporo on expectations for the BOL Plebiscite in Lanao del Norte

Feb 06, 2019 - 10:50 AM

The Dimaporo clan openly opposes the inclusion of 6 municipalities in Lanao del Norte, saying the loss in territory will weaken the province

Rappler Talk: MILF chief Murad on hopes, challenges for the Bangsamoro vote

Jan 22, 2019 - 8:22 PM

Rappler talks to Murad Ebrahim as votes all over Mindanao are tallied for the historic plebiscite

WATCH: Police step in after teachers don't show up in Bangsamoro plebiscite

Jan 21, 2019 - 6:39 PM

Three hours after voting was scheduled to take place, police arrive at about 10 am to act as last-minute election facilitators

Bangsamoro plebiscite: Confrontation breaks out after polls close in Cotabato City

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:06 PM

These confrontations underline how high-strung Cotabato City is because of the plebiscite

‘Our day is here’: MILF member casts vote in Bangsamoro plebiscite

Jan 21, 2019 - 12:49 PM

Former rebel Muhammad Ali, 74, says, 'Pantay-pantay na ang lahat ng tao. Kristyano, babae, mga IP, at pati rin kaming mga Muslim'

LONG ROAD TO PEACE. Muhammad Ali, 74, casts his vote at the Lugay-Lugay Central School in Cotabato City on January 21, 2019 – an act he waited for decades to do. Rappler photo

MILF chairman Murad casts vote in Bangsamoro plebiscite

Jan 21, 2019 - 10:43 AM

Murad Ebrahim says he wants the Bangsamoro Organic Law to be an 'instrument of peace'

FIRST TIME VOTER. MILF chairmam Murad Ebrahim arrives at the Simuay Junction Central Elementary School in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, a province expected to vote overwhelmingly for ratification of Bangsamoro Organic Law. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

WATCH: Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces troops choose peace through the ballot

Jan 21, 2019 - 10:27 AM

Armed with nothing but their votes, soldiers of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front fight for peace

The promised day: Voters rise early for Bangsamoro plebiscite

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:31 AM

Large crowds gather in front of polling precincts in Cotabato City early Monday morning, January 21, for the plebiscite that can change Mindanao's future

FIRST IN LINE. Voters for the Bangsamoro plebiscite gather outside the Lugay-Lugay Central School in Cotabato City hours before the polling precincts open on January 21, 2019. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duty over fear: The youth volunteering to guard the Bangsamoro ballot

Jan 20, 2019 - 10:15 PM

Young paralegals say it is their new jihad to guard the vote for the Bangsamoro Organic Law

VOLUNTEER. Young paralegals who volunteered to be pollwatchers attend a briefing a day before the Bangsamoro plebiscite takes place on Monday, January 21. Photo by Jeff Digma/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Mohagher Iqbal on the Bangsamoro plebiscite and beyond

Jan 20, 2019 - 9:00 PM

MILF peace panel chairman Mohagher Iqbal is hopeful for a 'landslide victory' for the Bangsamoro Organic Law

WATCH: Without guns, Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces prepare to help protect BOL vote

Jan 20, 2019 - 6:50 PM

Some 1,200 individuals, a mix of unarmed members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces and volunteers, will be deployed to Cotabato City precincts on Monday, January 21, to help ensure peace

WATCH: On eve of Bangsamoro plebiscite, Cotabato City lies quiet

Jan 20, 2019 - 4:33 PM

Cotabato City is envisioned as the 'crown jewel' of the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

Cotabato City mayor defends opposition to Bangsamoro law

Jan 20, 2019 - 1:17 PM

Cotabato City Mayor Cynthia Guiani Sayadi says her constituents have been harassed by combatants from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front

KEY CITY. Cotabato City Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi is firmly opposed to the city joining the BARMM. Photo from City Government of Cotabato Facebook page

WATCH: MILF, government push for Cotabato City in final campaign rally

Jan 19, 2019 - 10:02 PM

Votes for and against what is considered the 'crown jewel' of the Bangsamoro region remain split days ahead of the plebiscite

FINAL PUSH. The final campaign event for the Bangsamoro plebiscite is spent convincing residents of Cotabato City to support the law. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

IN VIDEOS: Thousands of cops, soldiers given send-off for Bangsamoro plebiscite duty

Jan 18, 2019 - 4:13 PM

An elaborate ceremony marks the start of intensified deployments for securing the Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite

CONCENTRATED. Cops and police gather in Camp Siongco in Awang, Maguindanao for their send-off to protecting the Bangsamoro Organic Law plebiscite. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Jesus Dureza on preparations for the Bangsamoro plebiscite

Nov 15, 2018 - 5:37 PM

Chief Peace Adviser Jesus Dureza speaks to Rappler about what the BOL plebiscite means for Mindanao and what lies ahead should the organic law be ratified

ANIMATION: War came to Mindanao

Jul 12, 2015 - 12:06 PM

The history of the armed struggle in Mindanao runs deeper than all the liberation fronts that have championed its cause