Monsod, Iqbal: SC, not Congress, should decide on BBL unconstitutionality
June 8, 2015
MANILA – Both former elections commissioner Christian Monsod and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal said they want the Supreme Court (SC) to be the one to decide on the constitutionality of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).
2014 STATE OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ADDRESS
We, the bae, datu, fulong, baylan, timuay, mantikadong, the indigenous leaders of indigenous communities in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, belonging to the different tribes of the B’laan, Higaonon, Kalanguya-Ifugao, Mansaka, Erumanen ne Menuvu, Erumanen ne Menuvu Kirinteken,Aeta-Abellen, Dumagat, Pala’wan, Subanen, Subanon, Ilongot, Manobo Matigsalog, Egongot (Ilongot) Bugkalot, Bukidnon, Manubo Blit, Teduray, Tagbanwa, Tasaday, Lambangi-an, Ybanag, Remontado, Aeta, Ayta, at T’boli-Ubo, together in solidarity with our friends, allies and partners have gathered here in the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City from 23 to 25 July 2014, to convey the true state of the indigenous peoples in Philippines.