Filipino rebel commanders become officials under peace deal

Abdullah Macapaar, center, who uses the nom de guerre Commander Bravo, along with some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines, takes his oath during a ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Abdullah Macapaar, center, who uses the nom de guerre Commander Bravo, along with some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines, takes his oath during a ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
President Rodrigo Duterte, left, Murad Ebrahim, Chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, and Ghazali Jaafar, Vice-chair for Political Affairs and Chair of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, flash the peace sign following oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
President Rodrigo Duterte, left, Murad Ebrahim, Chairman of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, and Ghazali Jaafar, Vice-chair for Political Affairs and Chair of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, flash the peace sign following oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Abdullah Macapaar, who uses the nom de guerre Commander Bravo, waits for the oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines are in Manila to be sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomy region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Abdullah Macapaar, who uses the nom de guerre Commander Bravo, waits for the oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines are in Manila to be sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomy region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Abdullah Macapaar, center, who uses the nom de guerre Commander Bravo, talks with Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, left, and Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Carlito Galvez following oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Abdullah Macapaar, center, who uses the nom de guerre Commander Bravo, talks with Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, left, and Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Carlito Galvez following oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
From right front; Ghazali Jaafar, Vice-chair for Political Affairs and Chair of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, Murad Ebrahim, Chairman of Moro Islamic Liberation Front, President Rodrigo Duterte, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Carlito Galvez, Chair of the Government Peace Process, and other Muslim rebel leaders, flash the peace sign following oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
From right front; Ghazali Jaafar, Vice-chair for Political Affairs and Chair of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, Murad Ebrahim, Chairman of Moro Islamic Liberation Front, President Rodrigo Duterte, House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Carlito Galvez, Chair of the Government Peace Process, and other Muslim rebel leaders, flash the peace sign following oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines take their oaths during a ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines take their oaths during a ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. The Muslim rebels will serve as administrators of a new Muslim autonomous region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
President Rodrigo Duterte, third from left, helps in assisting Ghazali Jaafar, Vice-chair for Political Affairs and Chair of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, after briefly falling following oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines are in Manila to be sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomy region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
President Rodrigo Duterte, third from left, helps in assisting Ghazali Jaafar, Vice-chair for Political Affairs and Chair of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission, after briefly falling following oath-taking ceremony for the creation of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority or BTA at the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines are in Manila to be sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomy region in a delicate milestone to settle one of Asia's longest-raging rebellions. Several commanders, including Commander Bravo, long wanted for deadly attacks were given safety passes to be able to travel to Manila and join the ceremony.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)