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The Asia Foundation Supports National Philippine Conversation on Bangsamoro and Beyond On October 8, a human rights initiative and The Asia Foundation presented "Bangsamoro and Beyond: A National Conversation."
October 29, 2014
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Mindanao, in the southern Philippines, is home to the country's largest concentration of Muslims. The region suffers from poor infrastructure, poverty, and violence that has claimed more than 120,000 lives in the last four decades. The violence and rebellion derive from internal Christian migrations to the region, sectarian clashes, war against Muslim/Islam separatist insurgents, clan feuds, and unfulfilled hopes of peace and economic prosperity.