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Justice Carpio: Displaced Marawi folk may spark rebellion

/ 07:42 PM January 29, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Preventing displaced residents of war-ravaged Marawi City from returning to their homes could give birth to a  new breed of rebels, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio warned on Tuesday.

Carpio, who was able to visit ground zero or the center of the fighting in Marawi last year, said there are large groups of people being prohibited from returning to their homes because the land they have been occupying is a military reservation.

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“Imagine, a large group of people whose parents, grandparents were born there, grew up there but now they are being deprived of their land. This large group would be susceptible to propaganda and influence by the ISIS-Maute group and we may have another rebellion if they are deprived of their land,” Carpio pointed out. /gsg

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