Examples Of Historical Injustice In Mindanao

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Correct historical injustice, approved Bangsamoro Law
Historical injustice has been a part of the Philippines history. Many injustices have already been resolved or left in the vestiges of time. Today, there are still many issues that are unresolved, and one of these issues is the historical injustice in Mindanao. Flow Simulation Ltd. (2015) defines injustice as “the practice of being unjust or unfair”. The unfairness that is happening in Mindanao is graft and corruption, human rights abuse, land conflicts and many more. According to Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity (2005) pointed out that “abuses perpetrated against indigenous peoples represent perhaps the largest number of historical injustices” (par.4). From this, it is apparent that historical injustices in Mindanao were mostly derived from discrimination of a certain group of people. The same also happened in Mindanao, wherein there was a conflict of interest of different parties involved in the negotiation of BBL. The existence of the conflict of interest came from the movement for freedom of the Moros (Quevedo, n.d.). This movement for freedom by the Moros led to the rebellion of the current times and this threatened the peace in the country. So, to quell this rebellion, the government proposed the BBL. This Bangsamoro Basic Law may be the solution to the historical injustice in Mindanao.
The purpose of BBL as proposed by the Government, to negotiate peace talks with the Moros to make the rebellion
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