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Fighting for Peace in the Philippines: VICE News Interviews Nur Misuari

The Moro National Liberation Front has fought for independence from the Philippine government for more than three decades. VICE News heads to the island of Jolo to meet the group’s founder, and discuss the future of the MNLF.

by VICE News
May 11 2016, 1:00pm

Nur Misuari is the founder of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), an armed group that's fought for independence against the government of the Philippines for more than three decades.

Misuari currently lives in a remote MNLF encampment on the island of Jolo. The area is a no-go zone for outsiders, especially journalists. VICE News takes the perilous journey into Jolo to meet Misuari and discuss the future of the MNLF as well as the current political situation in the Philippines.

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