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Teodoro urges Mindanao residents to stop culture of violence

Posted by akosistella on March 16, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – Lakas-Kampi-CMD presidential candidate Gilberto Teodoro Jr. yesterday urged Mindanao residents to stop the culture of violence that has been hampering development in the region and instead promote lasting peace.

Teodoro was referring to the practice of “rido” or blood debt, which he said stands in the way of progress in Mindanao.

The rido culture, a ritual killing anchored on revenge, is most common among Muslim clans as well as other tribes in the region.

Click Phil Star

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Click GMANews.TV.

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