2 weeks Robredo deplores violent extremism, calls for Marawi’s rehabilitation MB
Three years after the liberation of Marawi City from Islamic State (IS)-linked militants, Vice President Leni Robredo said on Sunday that violent extremism remains the biggest threat to the country. Vice President Leni Robredo (Mark Balmores / MANILA BULLETIN) In commemorating Marawi’s liberation, she renewed her call on concerned agencies to hasten efforts in the recovery and rehabilitation of the country’s only Islamic city.She said that the conflict-stricken city is a reminder of the threat posed by violent extremism.“To truly address it, frustrations must be met with compassion. Empowerment must become the foremost imperative. Equitable and inclusive progress must ... more