Peaceniks to meet with gov’t, MNLF in Zambo over Sulu crisis

photo.jpgM21peaceniks (DAVAO CITY)– Peace advocates are meeting with officials of the
government, the military and the Moro National Liberation Front this week to
come up with immediate steps to prevent an escalation of the armed conflict
and respond to the humanitarian needs of thousands of evacuees in the island
province.

The Mindanao Peaceweavers announced a roundtable meeting including
representatives from humanitarian groups, community organizations, and other
groups would be held on April 25 at the Astoria Hotel in Zamboanga City.
Mary Ann Arnado, of the Initiatives for International Dialogue, a member of
MPW, said Peace Process Presidential Adviser Sec. Jesus Dureza has confirmed
his attendance. (Full story to follow.)

MindaNews file photo of residents in encounter area calling for ceasefire.

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