Ahmed Harris Ramuros Pangcoga (born 21 April 1972), best known as Tommy Pangcoga, is a writer and non-government organization worker based in Mindanao, the Philippines.
He was the Training and Project Development Officer of Consortium of Bangsamoro Civil Society, the largest civil society organization (CSO) composed of Moro non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and people's organizations (POs) from 2007 to 2010.
He was a president of Kaakbay Tri-People Youth Dialogue, a non-stock, non-profit, non-government cross-sectoral youth organization.and executive director of Kabataang Mindanao Para sa Kapayapaan (KAMINKAP) or Mindanao Youth for Peace, a local youth-oriented NGO that focused on the propagation of the Culture of Peace. He was also a consultant to Catholic Relief Services in Mindanao.
Pangcoga is an ethnic Maranao, one of the several multilingual ethnic groups comprising the Moro people, the largest mainly non-Christiangroup in the Philippines.
He is a member of Alpha Phi Omega.
The Moro Islamic Liberation Front is a group based in Mindanao, Philippines seeking an autonomous region of the Moro people from the central government. The group has a presence in the Bangsamoro region of Mindanao, the Sulu Archipelago, Palawan, Basilan, and other neighbouring islands.
The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao was an autonomous region of the Philippines, located in the Mindanao island group of the Philippines, that consisted of five predominantly Muslim provinces: Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi. It was the only region that had its own government. The region's de facto seat of government was Cotabato City, although this self-governing city was outside its jurisdiction.
Bangsamoro may refer to:
The collective term Moro people or Bangsamoro people refers to the 13 Islamized ethnolinguistic groups of Mindanao, Sulu, and Palawan, native to the region known as the Bangsamoro. As Muslim-majority ethnic groups, they form the largest non-Christian majority population in the Philippines, and comprise about 5% of the country's total population, or 5 million people.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) is a coalition of revolutionary social and economic justice organizations, agricultural unions, trade unions, indigenous rights groups, leftist political parties, and other related groups in the Philippines. It belongs to the much broader National Democracy Movement and the CPP-NPA-NDF insurgency.
The Young Moro Professionals Network (YMPN) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) composed of young Moro professionals advocating peaceful means to improve the socio-economic well-being of the Bangsamoro people. While a majority of members live in the Philippines, particularly in Metro Manila and Mindanao, there are several members who are based in other countries. YMPN members are largely employed, both in government and private sector jobs.
Consortium of Bangsamoro Civil Society, abbreviated as CBCS, is the largest umbrella civil society organization (CSO) composed of 168 Moro non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and peoples organizations (POs) in Mindanao, Philippines.
Maradeka is an emerging pro-democracy Muslim political organization espousing non-violent political action in the Philippines amidst the backdrop of over four decades of armed Muslim insurgency mounted by Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in their Moro Quest for self-rule after people dissenting Philippine government treatment of Muslim minority as second class citizens and suffering years of social, economic, and political inequities called Mindanao problem
Datu Yusoph Boyog Mama is a Filipino politician and government official. He was a candidate for public office as Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Regional Governor in the previous 2013 Mid-term Elections, being the lone candidate representing the province of Lanao del Sur, one of the five (5) provinces constituting the ARMM territory. With the support of various key multi-sectoral groups in the province of Lanao del Sur and the provincial capital Islamic City of Marawi, Datu Yusoph B. Mama ran as an independent candidate.
In the late 1960s, an independence movement was founded in Mindanao, the Philippines to separate the Muslim majority-Moro areas from the rest of the Philippines. The area is now called the Bangsamoro.
Bangsamoro, officially the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao or BARMM, is an autonomous region located in the southern Philippines.
The Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro is a preliminary peace agreement signed in the Malacañan Palace in Manila, Philippines on October 15, 2012. The agreement calls for the creation of an autonomous political entity named Bangsamoro, replacing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) which was described by Former President Benigno Aquino III as "a failed experiment".
The Bangsamoro are a majority-Muslim ethnic group occupying a range of territories across the southern portions of the Republic of the Philippines. On three occasions, a short-lived and unrecognized Bangsamoro state independent of the Philippines has been formally declared by the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF). The first declaration was issued in 1974, amid the Moro conflict. Bangsamoro Land would be declared in 2012. In 2013, the United Federated States of Bangsamoro Republik was declared.
The Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL),, Republic Act No. 11054, also known as the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and by its full title as the Organic Law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, is a Philippine law which provided for the establishment of the autonomous political entity known as the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, replacing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
The Jeddah Accord was signed on January 3–4, 1987 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia by Aquilino Pimentel Jr., representing the Government of the Philippines and Nur Misuari of the Moro National Liberation Front. The two panels agreed upon the continued discussion of the proposal of the grant of full autonomy to Mindanao, Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and Palawan subject to democratic processes.
Samira Ali Gutoc-Tomawis is a Filipino journalist, environmentalist, women's advocate, and legislator. She served as a member of the Regional Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and a member of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission which was tasked to draft the Bangsamoro Basic Law.
Bangsamoro Youth Model Parliamentarian Association, is a youth organization composed of youth leaders with different religion and tribes in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in the Philippines, simulating parliamentary proceedings of a legislature or other deliberative assembly. It was formed on September 21, 2018 the same time they proposed bills through the office of Regional Legislative Assembly – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao led by the Office of the Presidential Advisers on the Peace Process. The organization was established during the three-day summit "MasterPeace: Bangsamoro Youth Model Parliament" to build a culture of peace in the Bangsamoro region in discussing critical issues for a peace-building community as they crafted and deliberated on proposed bills for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, co-organized by the Democratic Leadership and Active Civil Society Empowerment (DELACSE) Bangsamoro, a European Union-funded project implemented by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Philippines, and the Institute for Autonomy and Governance.
The Bangsamoro Hymn is the regional hymn of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, an autonomous region in the southern Philippines.
Maulana Balang-Amer, more commonly known as Alan Balang-Amer is a Maranao activist and diplomat who is the leader of One Bangsamoro Movement (1BANGSA). A native of Marawi, he mainly deals with Bangsamoro-related issues. He was an ambassador of the International Commission on Human Rights (ICHR) to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). He has been convening of street parliamentarians in Metro Manila since 2015 while advocating for peace and justice of the Moros in the Philippines thru Bangsamoro Organic Law.
Timuay Melanio Umbit Ulama is a Filipino politician, ancestral leader, and peace advocate who serves as the Indigenous Peoples' Affairs Minister of Bangsamoro and a member of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority Parliament.