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By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com Main Story: A signed ‘framework agreement doesn’t mean fight is over’ MANILA – The supporters and fighters of the Bangsamoro people may have the trust and allegiance of progressive peoples’ organizations in the Philippines, but apparently, not the Aquino government. From these groups’ study of the recently signed framework agreement between…

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“Sometimes, you ask ‘Why should you still have talks with a regime that shows no political will? That violates human rights? On the other hand, the economic crisis is worsening and it shows the necessity of holding negotiations on socio-economic reforms to address the roots of the armed conflict.” – Luis Jalandoni, NDFP

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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“This is not something we can give up on easily. We are talking about our country’s chances of securing a just and lasting peace and putting an end to the armed conflict. These are aspirations that all peace-loving Filipinos share, and we should persevere in the peace talks. If there are problems, we have to find solutions to them; if there are obstacles, then they should be overcome.”

By RONALYN V. OLEA and INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“We would like to appeal to both panels to iron out their differences and proceed with the formal peace talks. We believe that it is better to engage in principled debate over the negotiating table rather than other venues.” – Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform