BANGSAMORO ORGANIC LAW Final Draft Approved by Congressional BICAMERAL COMMITTEE

One of the most significant points of tensions in contemporary Philippine history are the cultural and nationalistic sentiments of the Filipino Muslim community, especially those concentrated in Mindanao which are collectively termed the “Bangsamoro”. Initial separatist insurgencies in the area were appeased somewhat with the 1989 creation of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM),…