A peace deal hangs in the balance in the Philippines

April 28, 2016 0

Captain Jimmy Amolay looked across the river at the charred wreckage of a backhoe sitting in shallow, muddy water. Islamist militants blew up the tractor even though it was being used to dredge the river to build a road and prevent flooding, which could only benefit the local community. Confoundingly, the villagers were protecting the culprits in their midst

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A peace deal hangs in the balance in the Philippines

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