Critics of Martial Law are wary of a “full-blown” dictatorship under President Rodrigo Duterte after the Lower House and the Senate approved the extension of Martial Law in the whole island of Mindanao until December 31, 2018.
Opposition to the proposed extension of martial law in Mindanao continues to persist as both houses of Congress voted in favor of stretching it for another year
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Two Davao City Councilors expressed their support for President Duterte’s proposal to extend martial rule in Mindanao for…
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said they have enough time to decide on the proposed extension of Martial Law in Mindanao for another year.
The business group in Marawi City said the cost of the five-month war against the Maute Group reached P8.8 billion.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – In a span of two days, two church leaders and eight Lumad farmers were killed in the country, prompting lawmakers and human rights organizations to call on the government to end Martial Law in Mindanao.
ILIGAN CITY, Philippines – Elenito Galido, the bishop of a diocese that welcomed thousands of evacuees from the war-torn city of Marawi, passed away on Tuesday, December 5.
Military operations in Marawi City have ended, but the anguish has not ebbed for widows Mary Jane Apao and Minhati Madrais who come from both sides of the war.
The lifting of the martial law in Mindanao, especially in Marawi City, will hasten the return of the affected residents to their respective homes, a Moro leader said Sunday. Nov. 26.
Two Moro leaders on Wednesday, November 22, criticized the President’s plan of putting up a military camp in Marawi City.