Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City – A three-day Counter-Violent Extremism Workshop started today inside the Multi- Purpose Hall of Civil Relations Service today, April 26- 29, 2017.
The said workshop aims to educate the people on how violent extremism sprouted in the Philippines and how people can help on putting extremism to an end.
Civil Military Operations Officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines participated together with different Non-Government Organizations, and Officers from Philippine National Police Ant-Cybercrime Group attended the said workshop.
The three-day workshop gives light to the status of the Muslim communities in the rural areas especially in Mindanao, and it also gives the people an insight on how the authorities take their steps to neutralize extremists here in the country.
The Counter-Violent Extremism Workshop aims to avoid terror groups’ recruitment amongst the youth and to break the stigma among the Muslim community.