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Philippines' Manobo face uncertain future

Fighting between government and rebels displaces thousands of one of the last indigenous groups in the country.

Last updated: 09 May 2014 05:54
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The southern Philippines has seen years of armed insurgency and conflict, with several groups active in the area.

The government recently signed a peace accord with the largest Muslim rebel group, but a military offensive continues against others. This has displaced thousands from one of the last indigenous ethnic groups in the country - the Manobo.

Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Davao del Norte.

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