Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Terrorist Organizations // Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)



In the 1960s, the separatist movement in the southern Philippines gained strength with the creation of the MNLF. By 1971, the movement had emerged as the largest insurgent group in the Philippines. Fighting between government and Moro forces continued through the mid-1970s, until the December 1976 "Tripoli Agreement." This accord called for the end of fighting, the creation of 14 autonomous Muslim provinces in the southern Philippines and the implementation of Islamic law in those regions. Christians...

 

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