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The civil conflict in the Philippines as of February 2019, consists of an insurgency pitting Government forces against Maoist rebels, that began in 1969 during the rule of Ferdinand Marcos.[11][12][13][14]

Civil conflict in the Philippines
DateMarch 29, 1969 – present
(50 years, 4 months, 2 weeks and 6 days)
Location
Status

Ongoing

Belligerents

Philippines

Communists:
Communist Party

...full list


Bangsamoro:
MNLF (Until 1996)
MILF (Until 2014)

Jihadist groups:
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Abu Sayyaf (1991–present)[1][2]
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters(2008–present)
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Maute group (2013–2017)[3][4][5]
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Khalifa Islamiyah Mindanao (2011–2013)[6]
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Ansar Khalifa Philippines (2014–present)

Rajah Sulaiman movement (1991–unknown)[7][8]

Contents

List of clashes between MNLF,MILF and the militaryEdit

List of clashes between the military and Jihadist groupsEdit

Casualties by yearEdit

Extreme Islamists Vs the GovernmentEdit

Year Government forces Abu Sayyaf Maute Group BIFF AKP Civilians
2014 27 killed, 38 wounded in the whole year[16] 52 killed (in Operation Darkhorse)[17]
2015 44 killed (in Mamasapano clash) 133 killed, 164 wounded (only in Sulu) in the whole year[18] 139 killed (February 25 – March 22)[19][20]
2016 18+ (Battle of Tipo-Tipo in April)

15 killed (in late August)[21]

31 killed (April 9 – April 14)[22]

157 killed, 159 wounded (July – December 21)[23]

55 killed (in late February)[24]

22 killed (May 26 – May 28)[25]

61 killed (November 26 – November 30)[26]

24 killed (in late February)[27]
2017 149 killed (before May 17)[28] 15 killed (January 26)[29]

36 killed (April 21 – April 24)[30][31][32]

Battle of Marawi 168 killed,[33] 978 killed,[34] 87 civilians dead
(40 due to illness),[35][36]
2018 2 killed, 2 wounded Dissolved 5 killed
Total in 2018
Total 228+ killed 1,578+ killed

Note: Some casualties from small-scale conflicts are not given.

ReferencesEdit

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