War and Identity
The year 2017 was a turning point in the magnitude of violent conflict in the ARMM, amplified by the astonishing…
Infographics: Guns, Drugs, and Extremism: Bangsamoro’s New Wars
We have broken down our 2017 report “Guns, Drugs, and Extremism: Bangsamoro’s New Wars” into this infographic pack to make…
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.
CEMS Bulletin – 22 May 2019
CEMS captured 144 real-time reports of election-related tensions and violence from 11-13 May in the Bangsamoro. These incidents were characterized by fistfights and the use of explosive devices, rather than the sort of gun battles that were a staple of previous electoral exercises.
CEMS Bulletin – 12 May 2019
The a run-up to the 2019 Philippine election was characterized by intense political rivalries that saw candidates and their supporters engage in mudslinging, vote buying, intimidation and threats, harassment, physical fights, and violence with the use of firearms.
CEMS Bulletin – 19-21 January 2019
The January 21 plebiscite to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law will certainly rank as one of the most peaceful political exercises in recent Bangsamoro history. There were many reports of violence but none approximating the magnitude or body count in previous political competitions.
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…