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Philippine pact brings hope for peace

Impending peace agreement between government and Moro Islamic Liberation Front may mean end to decades-long insurgency.

    The final peace agreement between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front will be signed on Thursday.
     
    Since the 1970s, the group has been fighting to establish its own state in the south.
     
    More than 100,000 people have died in the conflict.
     
    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Maguindinao.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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