Civil conflict in the Philippines

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Civil conflict in the Philippines
Date March 29, 1969 – present
(48 years, 2 months, 3 weeks and 4 days)
Location Philippines




Communist Party

...full list

MNLF (Until 1996)
MILF (Until 2014)

Jihadist groups:
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Abu Sayyaf[1][2]
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant BIFF
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Maute group[3][4]

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Khalifa Islamiyah Mindanao[5]

The civil conflict in the Philippines consists of a dual insurgency that began in 1969 during the rule of Ferdinand Marcos.[8][9][10][11]


  1. ^ "Senior Abu Sayyaf leader swears oath to ISIS". Rappler. 
  2. ^ "ISIS Now Has Military Allies in 11 Countries – NYMag". Daily Intelligencer. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ "3 soldiers killed, 11 hurt in Lanao del Sur clash". Retrieved 2016-02-27. 
  4. ^ Umel, Richel. "Army reports killing 20 'terrorists' in clashes with Lanao Sur armed group". Retrieved 2016-02-27. 
  5. ^ Kristine Angeli Sabillo. "New al-Qaeda-inspired group eyed in Mindanao blasts—terror expert". Retrieved June 29, 2015. 
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  8. ^ Guide to the Philippines conflict. BBC. October 8, 2012.
  9. ^ "The Fruit of Misuari's Capitulation", Bulatlat. Quezon City, Philippines. December 2–8, 2001.
  10. ^ Philippines. Uppsala Conflict Data Program. "...the Philippines has experienced the intra-state, non-state and one-sided categories of UCDP organised violence."
  11. ^ "Comparative Politics: The politics of Asia". 
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