Escaping conflict in Zamboanga

When the Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex was built in Zamboanga, a cityon the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, its architect could never have imagined it would be used for anything but sports. But in recent weeks, the stadium became a temporary home to more than 70,000 people, mostly women and children, who were sheltering from intense fighting between Government forces and a faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF).

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