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Project April 16, 2007

Philippines: Mindanao's Frustrated Peace


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Photojournalist Ryan Anson returns to Mindanao, southern Philippines to examine the pitfalls and successes of the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). His photographs also document how violent clan-based politics as well as the government's ongoing counterinsurgency campaign against the al-Qaeda linked Abu Sayyaf Group affect the lives of ordinary Mindanaon Muslims in the central Mindanao and Sulu regions.