Duterte urged to be fair in appointing Bangsamoro Transition Authority members

MANILA, Philippines --- The One Bangsamoro Movement asked President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday to be "equal and fair" in appointing members of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA). The BTA will be composed of 80 members and is tasked to head the newly established Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). "In light of the appointment of the BTA, we are humbly asking your Office to consider an equal and fair representation among the Bangsamoro people and tribes," Maulana Allan Balangi said in an open letter addressed to Duterte. "There are thirteen tribes, excluding Lumads and Non-muslim settlers in the region, as well as Bangsamoro communities outside the regio...

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