Asia Foundation: “Imperatives for Peace Face New President in the Philippines”

As the campaign period for the May 9 Philippine general elections comes to a close, increasing numbers of Bangsamoro peace process advocates are pushing national and local candidates for more explicit statements regarding their strategy in resolving the protracted conflict in Mindanao. Some worry about whether the peace process will continue under a new president.

By Anna Tasnim Basman and Steven Rood

Asia Foundation Imperatives for Peace Face New President in the Philippines http://asiafoundation.org/in-asia/2016/05/04/imperatives-for-peace-face-new-president-in-the-philippines/