Category Archives: human rights abuses

Civilian monitor says martial law in Mindanao not needed

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 September) – There is no need for the continued imposition of Martial Law in Mindanao four months after its declaration with the siege in Marawi City by the ISIS-inspired Maute Group as its basis, a civilian monitor calling itsellf Alisto! said on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte issued Proclamation 216 placing the entire Mindanao under martial […]

Protesters urge Duterte to lift martial law in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/21 September) – President Rodrigo Duterte needs no “extraordinary powers” and he should lift the declaration placing the entire Mindanao under martial law, several groups said in Thursday’s protest marking the 45th anniversary of martial law. During the National Day of Protest on Thursday at Freedom Park along Roxas Avenue, Konsensya Dabaw spokesperson Mags Maglana […]