Guns, Drugs, and Extremism: Bangsamoro’s New Wars
The ARMM saw an explosion of violence in 2016 as the Duterte government declared a war on illegal drugs and…
Conflict Alert 2017 Report Highlights
Violent conflict surged to unprecedented levels in Muslim Mindanao in 2016 as the Duterte government launched a war on illegal drugs and guns and newly emerging violence from extremist groups escalated.
Presentation: Violence in the Bangsamoro and Southern Mindanao, 2011-2015
Graphical presentation of 2011-2015 dataset covering the ARMM and Davao Region.
Violence in the Bangsamoro and Southern Mindanao, 2011-2015
Violent conflict incidents in the Davao Region (excluding Davao City) outnumbered those in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) by four to one.
Violence in ARMM due to illegal drugs grow 6x 2015 to 2016 but rebels, extremists cause more deaths – International Alert
By Tricia Aquino, News5 | InterAksyon | December 1, 2017 Violent incidents related to illegal drugs grew almost six-fold in…
Drug trade, gun-running to continue fuelling violent extremism in Mindanao: Experts
By Raul Dancel, The Straits Times | November 30, 2017 MANILA – Shadow economies, underpinned by illegal drug trade and…
Group warns of revenge killings, rise in clan feuding in Marawi
By Jee Y. Geronimo, Rappler | November 30, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Peacebuilding organization International Alert Philippines on Wednesday, November…
International Alert warns of 2 post-Marawi sources of violence, calls for BBL’s passage
By Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon | November 30, 2017 MANILA, Philippines — Peace-building organization International Alert Philippines has warned of two…