Martial Law in Mindanao

PURSUE WHAT LEADS TO PEACE

PURSUE WHAT LEADS TO PEACE

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May 27, 2017

In the strongest terms we condemn terrorism in its various forms. It is an ideology that is totally against the tenets of any religion of peace. Especially so when terrorism is perpetrated while our Muslim brothers and sisters are preparing for the holy month of Ramadhan. Terrorism distorts and falsifies the true meaning of any religion. It destroys harmonious relationships among peoples of different faiths. It creates a world of suspicion and prejudice, of hatred and hostility.

AFP to exercise r​ight to censure

AFP to exercise r​ight to censure

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May 26, 2017

A high ranking official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines said it would not recommend the suspension of freedom of expression but warned it would exercise its ​ right to censure under the state of ​ Martial Law in Mindanao.

NO CAUSE FOR CONCERN

NO CAUSE FOR CONCERN

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May 26, 2017

Solicitor General Jose Calida says law abiding citizens have nothing to fear of the Martial Law imposed by President Rodrigo Duterte in Mindanao. Behind him are Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella and designated spokesperson for the implementation of Martial Law, Brigadier General Resituto Padilla in a press conference in Davao City on Friday, May 26. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)

Lift martial law declaration now! – Karapatan

Lift martial law declaration now! – Karapatan

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May 26, 2017

Karapatan strongly urge Duterte to immediately lift martial law in Mindanao, and to stop loaded caveats regarding putting the entire country under martial law. There are inviolable rights that cannot be foregone, regardless of place, time or context.

Maute threatens to behead priest

Maute threatens to behead priest

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May 26, 2017

The Maute group called up a Roman Catholic bishop and threatened to behead a priest and 14 church workers unless the military stopped its operations in Marawi City.