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Interfaith council of Zamboanga condemns Mamasapano clash

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Members of the Interfaith Council of Zamboanga City have strongly condemned the Mamasapano, Maguindanao clash between the Special Action Force (SAF) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front backed by its splinted group the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters on January 25.

In a statement posted on the Facebook account of Mayor Maria Isabelle “Beng” Climaco-Salazar, the interfaith council said: “We strongly condemn the violence resulting to the death of 44 SAF personnel and others involved in Mamasapano, Maguindanao....”

It also said the city of Zamboanga looks withe gratitude on the heroism displayed by the SAF during the Zamboang siege in September

2013. We express our sympathy to all the families who lost their loved ones in these hearthbreaking incidents.”

As the city of Zamboanga still recovering from the siege, the group also appealed to all parties to mediate with prudence on the path to take.

“Ours is a call for speedy justice, tempered wit compassion and dialogue as the future of childen in Mindanao is at stake,” it said.

“Thus, the Interfaith Council of Zamboanga Ciy joins the nation in grieving and prayingg over the loss of heroes who dedicated their lives for the country. We call for fair and prope representation in the investigation in the quest for truth and justice.

Finally, we prudently tread on in our faith and united we pray for God’s wisdom towards the path of justice and peace,” the interfaith council said.

Signatories of the statement were Mayor Beng Climaco, IRD Coordinator, Archdiocese of Zamboanga Fr. Joel Malcampo, Rev. Paulino Ersando, president of Zamboanga Minister’s Fellowship, Engr. Ali Urao, Secretariat of Darul Iftah, Dr. Pendatun Talib, chairman of Indigenous

People’s Council; Prof. Ali Yacub, president of Golden Crescent Consortium of Peacebuilders; Dr. Milagros Fernandez, chairperson of Local Council for Women; Arlene Ledesma, director of Ateneo Peace Institute; Fr. Sebastiano D’Ambra, founder Silsilah Movement; Dr. Marcelina Carpizo, WMSU Peace & Human Security Institute; Mr. Pedro Natividad, DepEd’s OIC-Schools Division Superintendent of Zamboanga City; and Engr. George Jocutan, OIC-NCIP Zamboanga City Office. Hader Glang




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