Flag rites mark end of an era of conflict
Manila Bulletin|January 22, 2021
The Bangsamoro flag was raised side by side with the Philippine flag at the Bangsamoro Government Center in Cotabato City last Monday to officially start the anniversary celebration of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

“Here we are, hoisting the Bangsamoro flag next to the Philippine flag for the first time ever,” BARMM Chief Minister Ahod Ebrahim said. The flag-raising rites held great significance for many who had seen the two flags raised by opposing forces in fighting that dominated so much of Mindanao for years before the establishment of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in 2019.

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