Ex-Marawi crisis spox sounds alarm on Duterte’s plan


Posted at Apr 25 2019 10:46 PM

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The former spokesperson of the Marawi crisis management committee says leaving the rehabilitation of the war-torn city in the hands of rich businessmen and affluent residents may reinforce violent extremism among the region's youth.

President Rodrigo Duterte earlier claimed this was the only way for Marawi to be rebuilt despite his previous promises that the government would fully restore the once prosperous Islamic city in the southern Philippines. Roxanne Arevalo has tonight's top story. – The World Tonight, ANC, April 25, 2019