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New Book on Clan Feuding in Mindanao Launches in Manila

May 7, 2014

TALLRidoConflictCropThe Asia Foundation released a new, expanded edition of the seminal book, Rido: Clan Feuding and Conflict Management in Mindanao, at a special forum in Manila on April 30. Edited by Wilfredo M. Torres III and published by the Foundation and the Ateneo de Manila University Press, the book serves as a comprehensive and informative resource on rido, still prevalent in many parts of Muslim Mindanao, and features deeper analysis and new approaches to resolving local clan conflict. Read more.

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