Political rivalries unleash cycle of retribution (May 2019)

24 June 2019 Bulletins / CEMS

As Muslim Filipinos observed the holy month of Ramadhan and Marawi commemorated the second anniversary of the war that broke out in the Islamic city on 23 May 2017, the threat of violent extremism loomed. And despite the end of the May 13 polls, the situation remains tense as political rivalries ignited longstanding conflicts or sparked new feuds.

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