DOJ defends move to place Akmad Ampatuan under WPP

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of Justice (DOJ) defended its move to place former Datu Salibo, Maguindanao Mayor Akmad Ampatuan under its custody by virtue of his Witness Protection Program (WPP) coverage. Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Akmad is a “key...

Iqbal admits MILF does not have ‘total’ control of its territories

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) peace panel chair Mohagher Iqbal on Thursday admitted that the MILF leadership does not have complete control of the areas in Mindanao identified as MILF territories. “Hindi po namin sinasabi that the MILF is in total...