PHOTOS: 47th Commemoration of Jabidah Massacre

By on March 19, 2015


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Photo (from left) shows National Historical Institute (NHI) Executive Director Ludovico Badoy; AMIN Partylist Representative Sitti Djalia A. Turabin-Hataman; and Corregidor Foundation Inc. Executive Director Lt. Col. Artemio Matibag signing the certificate of transfer of the historical marker near the airstrip where the massacre occurred during the 47th Commemoration of Jabidah massacre on Wednesday (March 18, 2015) held at the Tailside, Corregidor Island. The Jabidah massacre occurred on March 18, 1968 where an undetermined number of Filipino Muslim recruits who were being trained in Corregidor Island as part of a commando unit called Jabidah were killed by their training officers after a covert plan to reclaim Sabah was exposed. One survived the ordeal to expose the massacre that pushed then University of the Philippine professor Nur Misuari to form the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) that started the decades old war in Mindanao. (PNA photos by ben briones)

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AMIN pary-list Representative Sitti Djalia A. Turabin-Hataman (top photo) wipes tears when Hj Abdulla Camlian, member of the MILF Peace Panel Transition Commission, briefly stopped his solidarity message as he choked on his emotion during the 47th Commemoration of the Jabidah Massacre on Wednesday (March 18, 2015) at the Tailside, Corregidor Island. “We will never stop fighting for the good of the Republic of the Philippines. We are all brothers who must live peacefully and progressively,” Camlian, a former MNLF combatant, said. The Jabidah massacre occurred on March 18, 1968 where an undetermined number of Filipino Muslim recruits who were being trained as part of a commando unit called Jabidah were killed by their training officers after a failed covert plan to reclaim Sabah. One survived the ordeal to expose the massacre that pushed then University of the Philippine professor Nur Misuari to form the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) that started the decades old war in Mindanao. (PNA photos by Ben Briones)

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National Historical Institute (NHI) Executive Director Ludovico Badoy, Government Peace Panel Chairperson Miriam Coronel-Ferrer (2nd & 3rd, from left) ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman, AMIN party-list Representative Sitti Djalia A. Turabin-Hataman (5th & 6th, from left), ARMM Vice Governor Haroun Al Rashid A. Lucman, Jr.; MILF Peace Panel Transition Commission member HJ. Abdulla U. Camlian; and GPH Peace Panel for Talks with MILF member Senen C. Bacani, Lt. Col. Artemio Matibag, Executive Director of Corregidor Foundation Inc. (5th, 4th, 3rd, and 2nd from right) lead the release of white doves on Wednesday (March 18, 2015) after the unveiling of the Mindanao Garden of Peace (MGOP) Historical Marker that commemorates the infamous Jabidah massacre, held at the Tailside, Corregidor Island. With them are the members of Anak Mindanao, Basilan Young Leaders Program, MFI, CFI, and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao showing the sign of peace in support for peace in Mindanao. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)

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Representative Sitti Djalia A. Turabin-Hataman (wearing white veil), leads the unveiling on Wednesday (March 18, 2015) of the Mindanao Garden of Peace (MGOP) Historical Marker that commemorates the infamous Jabidah massacre, held at the Tailside, Corregidor Island. With her from left are: ARMM Vice Governor Haroun Al Rashid A. Lucman, Jr.; Government Peace Panel Chairperson Miriam Coronel-Ferrer; Lt. Col. Artemio Matibag, Executive Director of Corregidor Foundation Inc.; National Historical Institute (NHI) Executive Director Ludovico Badoy; MILF Peace Panel Transition Commission member HJ. Abdulla U. Camlian; and GPH Peace Panel for Talks with MILF member Senen C. Bacani. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)