Rappler's latest stories on armed conflict
Task force spokesman Major General Antonio Parlade Jr says their job is to counter 'communist propaganda' supposedly exploiting government lapses in dealing with the pandemic
The military and police are responsible for almost half of the violent incidents, according to international conflict monitoring group ACLED
(UPDATED) UPLB Chancellor Fernando Sanchez Jr defends the students who participated in a demonstration in campus and were implicated in military propaganda against progressive organizations
If the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict sees the ABS-CBN shutdown as a counterinsurgency issue, that's because the task force is meant to sniff out 'rebel influence' from anywhere
‘An attack on our students is an attack on our college,’ the UP College of Mass Communication reminds the NTF-ELCAC
(UPDATED) Following public backlash, the PCOO takes down the posts and says it's taking measures to 'uphold accountability' over the incident
While there is no armed conflict in Metro Manila, the task force deems the capital region to be the hotbed of recruitment and fund generation
The government’s anti-drug war and political rivalries triggered 'a wave of targeted attacks' in the first half of the year, says the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project
Retired colonel Allen Capuyan is accused of involvement in the 6.4-billion shabu smuggling controversy
Communists in Quezon Province hold an intimate celebration
The task force, chaired by President Rodrigo Duterte himself, seeks to improve the quality of life in areas experiencing clashes with communist rebels
In its first report, a team of UN-mandated investigators said they had 'reasonable grounds to believe that the parties to the armed conflict in Yemen have committed a substantial number of violations of international humanitarian law'
The halt in military operations runs from Friday, June 15 to midnight Tuesday, June 19, the National Liberation Army said in its online publication 'Insurrection'
After leaving his hometown to study in Cebu, 21-year-old peace advocate Jamil Faisal Adiong says he realized the potential of Mindanao to prosper if only peace reigns in the region
'There are clashes at almost every point all around Paoua. We have seen hundreds of people flee their villages to take refuge in Paoua,' says Doctors Without Borders' Jean Hospital
Fifty-year- old Hebert Veloza, alias "HH," faces charges in his homeland of murder, forced recruitment of minors and criminal association
UNHCR advocate Atom Araullo joins the UN Refugee Agency in a visit to a community that was affected by the Marawi crisis. Here are some photos from their humanitarian mission.
As Marawi residents head back home, they are taught how to recognize improvised explosive devices that the armed conflict left behind
MovePH editor Voltaire Tupaz and multimedia producer Adrian Portugal take you to the front lines of the Marawi humanitarian crisis in this 360 degree video
UN OCHA launches an online platform to help local government units and NGOs learn the needs of those affected by the armed conflict
To stop the recruitment of children the Philippine government must recognize the need to institutionalize counter radicalization programs
The slogan peace based on social justice is exactly the main goal of the recent talks in Rome in Italy Photo courtesy of AGHAM
Two 15 year old students livestream portions of the armed standoff before allegedly committing suicide
The Saudi led coalition is responsible for 60 of the total 785 children who were killed and 1 168 wounded last year in Yemen
Humanitarian organizations are also readying supplies in case a siege does occur
I am honored to mark my 18th birthday with the brave and inspiring girls of Syria Nobel Peace Prize winner Yousafzai says in a statement
President Benigno Aquino III says those blocking the passage of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law are denying the Bangsamoro people a chance to have dignified peaceful lives
With such a tight deadline will lawmakers manage to legislate a peace deal within the bounds of the Constitution?
Clashes between government forces and Muslim rebels also affect more than 130 000 persons in Maguindanao and North Cotabato
Three girls from Muslim Mindanao share how difficult it is growing up in conflict areas
There is a lack of voices from those who live in war torn areas Could it be because they have lost their voice?
Decades long conflict between the forces of the government and groups like the MILF and MNLF leave a huge part of Mindanao in poverty
Compared to other Asian countries the Philippines – the only country that dared to bring China to court over its West Philippine Sea claim – is most worried about conflict
A breakaway group of the MILF promises to continue the fight for independence