South Korean international peace leader urges Filipinos to work for peace
International Peace Leader Man Hee Lee 5.25 Peace Walk in Mindanao
‘This is the day where we can show to the world that the light of peace will begin in the Island of Mindanao,’ says Man Hee Lee religious leader, a world-renowned peace advocate
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – Man Hee, a world-renowned South Korean peace advocate and religious leader, urged Filipinos on Monday, May 25, to unite and work for peace to resolve the decades-old conflict in Mindanao.
International peace leader, Man Hee Lee, who is chairman of the group Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light, HWPL, an international peace organization that has made strides by reminding leaders and lawmakers of their responsibility to protect citizens, attended the day-long peace summit organized by the provincial governor of Maguindanao in support for the passage Bangsamoro Basic Law or House Bill No. 4994.
“Let’s all unite for peace for the people of our next generation,” religious leader Man Hee Lee told the crowd attending the summit at the town’s gymnasium.
He added: “I will not forget 5.25 this day. This is the day where we can show to the world that the light of peace will begin in the Island of Mindanao.”
Peace advocate Man Hee Lee said he also experienced war in their country where he witnessed thousands of people die.
International peace leader Man Hee Lee’s visit is part of the commemoration of first anniversary of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light Peace Day for Maguindanao.
After the event inside the gymnasium, peace advocates, local leaders along with Man Hee Lee, participated in a peace walk from the town’s gym to the town proper of Buluan where they unveiled peace monument.
Mangudadatu said they are optimistic the Senate can meet and pass the bill before June 11. Representatives from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front also attended the summit.
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On the Same day, HWPL opened simultaneously is 5.25 day 11 a.m., including the Olympic Park in Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea, on 5.25 HWPL Day(Peace Day), overseas around the world 20 million people in 17 countries to attend the World Peace Manifesto, and announced second anniversary of International Youth Peace Walk.