I should really get pictures of the place to give a better perspective of the issue.
Anyway, first off, they don't own the land. Secondly, the shanty town established by these people is, plainly put, an eyesore, especially if you consider the development taking place around them. Thirdly, the issue here only illustrates how there would never be a halt in the low-intensity war in Mindanao. The location is different, but the same players are playing the same game.