Thinking that Filipinos are naive and ignorant, they want it to be passed and accepted notwithstanding the ire of the nation and the rational opposition of some politicians. First, it legalizes the existence of the MILF. Their thorough report demonstrates that with or without the BBL, historical injustices in the Bangsamoro, including land dispossession, serious human rights violations and impunity, must be addressed to provide the necessary conditions for peace in the southern Philippines. Several versions of the BBL have been proposed by lawmakers, including the first version submitted by Aquino to Congress in But if Philippine laws and contracts such as the Mining Act of and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade prevail in the Bangsamoro, these provisions will either cause contradictions in Philippine law or will be relegated to mere rhetoric.
We are satisfied, as there were good proceedings in both Senate and House of Representatives. One of the major roadblocks faced by all versions of the BBL is constitutionality. Gov’t hit for lack of consultations with indigenous peoples”. First, it legalizes the existence of the MILF. Aside from the territory, the pre-conditions on the release of the block grant have been a serious concern, because fiscal independence is the heart of autonomy. The most significant points of the BBL are provisions for economic policies based on social justice and sustainable development Article XIII , which were pared down in the last version.
The SDF is an indemnification fund — a catch-up fund that indemnifies because most of Mindanao has improved economically, except for the Bangsamoro area. Likewise, promoting one’s own agenda or interests such as those that are commercial or political through this site is discouraged, hence will be deleted.
Wednesday, May 22, Remember me on this computer. Notify me of new posts by email. Font Size A A A. The issue was taken up once again in the 17th Congress.
Statements Press Statement on the arrest of Sen. At most, a symbolic BBL will reconfigure the power holders in the Bangsamoro while reinforcing Moro elite rule. There must also be representatives for non-Moro indigenous communities, bangsamoeo, women, settler communities, traditional leaders, and other sectors.
The ties that bind them are soaked in blood.
Retrieved 13 April Unemployment can be eesay and there would be new sources of livelihood for the people. I remember during one BBL committee deliberation last Congress when a fellow legislator asked, why do you insist on being Moros?
This is a government of all the people residing there. We want peace and progress, but we cannot have it instantaneously. Muslim indigenous peoples or Moros have organised themselves and fought in a war that has killedand displaced 3. But is it just about the Moro people refusing to be Filipinos? East Asia Forum welcomes comments, both for adding depth to analysis and for bringing up important new issues.
Naval Post Graduate School, They had a referendum only from the ARMM.
The provisions we want were more or less included in the Bangsamoro Organic Law. These provisions need to be clarified and discussed to the public.
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It also criticized the powers given to the Bangsamoro regional legislature which it says are originally reserved to the Philippine Congress. Numerous indigenous groups in the Bangsamoro region do not adhere to Catholicism nor Islam, making them vulnerable to exploitation in a proposed Muslim-controlled regional government.
The plebiscite will be held within three to five months after Duterte signs the law. They lae set aside. Learn how your comment data is processed. The most significant points of the BBL are provisions for economic policies based on abngsamoro justice and sustainable development Article XIIIwhich were pared down in the last version.
Bangsamoro Organic Law
Various cities and municipalities, notably Isabela City in Basilan and Zamboanga City have rejected their inclusion in the Bangsamoro region. For territorial waters, existing laws define only municipal waters nationwide, including those in ARMM.
Aside from the territory, the pre-conditions on the release of the block grant have been a serious concern, because fiscal independence is the heart of autonomy.
MindaNews, 24 June The MILF will then create its own political party to be involved in the governance of the new entity. Both bills were supposed to be enacted before the third State of the Nation Address SONA by President Duterte,  with the Senate ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the morning of July 23,but the House, under the speakership of Pantaleon Alvarezfailed to ratify the bicameral conference committee report before SONA.
Second, it guarantees the flow of money in Mindanao. This can help in the economic development of the Muslim Areas.