MILF Human Rights Violations
History – From 1968 to 1972, Gaddafi funneled arms and money to the MNLF rebel group. MNLF used supplied arms to kill innocent Christian civilians and military soldiers.
Related News: Kabalu said Gaddafi supplied the two rebel groups with high-powered firearms, including rocket powered grenade launchers.
He said the MILF has been counting on the support of some businessmen-members whom he refused to name.
When a preliminary peace accord fell apart in 2008, Kato and two other commanders attacked Christian communities, killing 400 civilians and leaving 70,000 displaced in North Cotabato and Maguindanao. He is one of two MILF leaders on the government’s most wanted list. http://www.inquirer.net/specialreports/mindanaopeaceprocess/view.php?db=1&article=20110430-333766
08/20/2008 MILF commanders Ameril Umbra Kato, whose men occupied several North Cotabato villages until they were driven out by a military offensive last week, and Abdullah Macapaar alias Commander Bravo, whose fighters attacked five Lanao del Norte towns and left more than 40 people dead, pursued until they are neutralized and any hostages they have taken released http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnews/nation/view/20080820-155799/Palace-Arroyo-orders-unrelenting-pursuit-of-Kato-Bravo
October 3rd, 2011 Kato is wanted for allegedly leading attacks on civilian communities in North Cotabato and Maguindanao in 2008 following the failed signing of a memorandum of agreement on ancestral domain expanding Moro autonomous territory but which the Supreme Court has ruled as unconstitutional.
At least 60 people were dead and tens of thousands of residents had been displaced by the attacks. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/69417/army-%E2%80%98holds-punches-against-kato%E2%80%99