Armed group Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founder Nur Misuari fought for independence against the government of the Philippines for more than three decades.
In a remote MNLF encampment on the island of Jolo, VICE News met with Misuari, sharing his opinions among of the candidates in the upcoming presidential election, they are Rodrigo Duterte, Grace Poe, and Jejomar Binay.
Reporter :Why Duterte?
Nur Misuari :Because they are Mindanaoans. They know the problem, and the biggest problem of this country is PEACE.
Reporter :Who is your vice president? Why bong bong is your vice president? Isn’t his father is your enemy?
Nur Misuari :He was my number one enemy.
Reporter : His father was the cause of the muslim rebellion. The Jabidah massacre.
Nur Misuari :No I’m a Muslim. The fault of the father cannot be inherited by the son, Neither the father can be accused by of the wrongdoings of his son. I’m a Muslim.