The Philippine Constitutional Association (Philconsa) whose members consist of constitution experts and framers is asking the Supreme Court (SC) to declare the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) unconstitutional. This is the second petition submitted to the SC that seeks to void the BOL.

In a petition for certiorari and prohibition filed before the Supreme Court, Governor Abdusakur Tan II of Sulu is questioning the constitutionality of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), which seeks to establish the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao to replace the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

The Province of Lanao del Sur has launched its Technical Working Group on Countering and Preventing Violent Extremism. The province is now looking forward to implement programs and projects to counter and transform violent extremism.

Officials of the government and the leadership of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front as well as members of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission urged residents of the proposed Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to take part in the plebiscites early next year as the official campaign period for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law starts on Friday, December 7.

President Rodrigo Duterte announced Tuesday night that he had accepted the resignation of his high school classmate, Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza, after he fired an Undersecretary and a Director in Dureza’s office due to corruption.

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