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.
PRESS RELEASE: Conflict monitoring system covers more provinces in Mindanao
A conflict monitoring system developed by International Alert Philippines now covers more provinces in Mindanao, enabling a more comprehensive analysis of conflict and better formulation of interventions and development plans.
Rebellion not main cause of violence in ARMM
By Carmela Fonbuena, Rappler | October 27, 2016 — Common crimes and shadow economies are the top causes of violence in provinces in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, particularly in urban areas.
Conflict monitoring covers more areas
By the Manila Times | October 26, 2016 — Conflict Alert covers the 15 provinces in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Davao Region and Caraga, as well as Cotabato and Isabela cities.
Peacebuilding org praises conduct of peace process, cites trends of violence in Davao Region, ARMM
By: Tricia Aquino, InterAksyon.com | October 25, 2016 — International Alert, one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organizations, has lauded the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte for the way it has been conducting the peace process, even as it presented trends in violent conflict incidents from 2011 to 2015 in the Davao Region and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.