Maraming nagsasabi na Islam is the religion of peace pero tingnan mo ang mga most conflicted countries or areas, majority ng nandoon ay mga Muslim. Oo nga, napapaisip din ako. Kaya ang epekto sa akin ng Paris Attack ay naging reflexive ako. Inisip ko ang sarili ko, ang grupo ko, ang pangkat kung saan ako nabibilang. As a Muslim, it’s one of the times na minsan iniisip kong ayokong maging Muslim, mahirap maging Muslim. I just want to have a regular life, good job, and to save the world. Pero Muslim ako eh, hindi ko iyon maiaalis sa akin. Kaya tuloy pa rin ang paglaban sa name tagging, discrimination, and stereotyping. Because we should really push for a more accepting society, regardless of our religion, gender or race. We should be able to do what we want to do. We should have equal opportunities.
Stories of Bangsamoro
I love basketball. Beyond the sweat and bruises, it taught me values I now carry. Discipline: train constantly and stay healthy to be an effective player; be a team player: don’t hog the ball and . . . Read More
Kari is a nurse by profession but a fashion designer by heart. Aside from fashion designing Kari is also a make-up artist and a photographer. He was awarded Champion in the 25th Patimpalak ng . . . Read More
I went to the US and worked for 10 years. For me, there’s no other place more beautiful than the Philippines. I worked as an engineer for 20 years. Starting with buying slot machines in Vegas and . . . Read More
Kaya namin itinayo ang Madrasa para hindi maligaw ang landas ng aming mga anak. Madrasa is a school teaching Islamic Religion and Arabic Education. Itinayo namin ang Madrasa noong 1999. Noon, kung . . . Read More
When I was assigned in the dorm, there was a misunderstanding between the security guards and the soldiers. It ended with a violent clash. I was saddened because one of the security guards was my . . . Read More
I’ve always wanted my own house. I worked all day just to give my family a home to call our own; a home where we don’t have to deal with monthly rents and pesky tenants. I wanted a house where . . . Read More