Filipinos gather for an inter-faith prayer service in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines. The interfaith prayer service, carried the message of peace, unity and safety from foreign invasion and terrorism. Photo: EPA

IDs for Muslims? A Philippine town’s response to terror says a lot about interfaith relations

Critics say the town of Paniqui’s Muslim ID programme, presented as a defence against Islamic terrorism, is more a symbol of longstanding distrust stemming from the nation’s colonialist history

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Filipinos gather for an inter-faith prayer service in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines. The interfaith prayer service, carried the message of peace, unity and safety from foreign invasion and terrorism. Photo: EPA
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