Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels stand guard ahead of a weapons decommissioning ceremony. Photo: AFPMoro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels stand guard ahead of a weapons decommissioning ceremony. Photo: AFP
Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels stand guard ahead of a weapons decommissioning ceremony. Photo: AFP

MILF rebels hand in guns in Philippines as part of treaty to end decades-long separatist insurgency

  • Nearly a thousand weapons have been handed in as part a treaty ending a separatist insurgency that has left about 150,000 dead
  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has assured the rebels that the government will help to integrate them into society

Topic |   The Philippines
Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels stand guard ahead of a weapons decommissioning ceremony. Photo: AFPMoro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels stand guard ahead of a weapons decommissioning ceremony. Photo: AFP
Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels stand guard ahead of a weapons decommissioning ceremony. Photo: AFP
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