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BAYAN on Duterte’s declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao

Press Statement May 24, 2017 Renato M. Reyes, Jr. BAYAN secretary general On Duterte’s declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao Let us be clear, the Maute Group-Abu Sayyaf and/or ISIS wannabes operating in Marawi must be stopped. The burning of civilian facilities such as the UCCP school must be strongly condemned. Duterte is right to […]

Davao group to Duterte: stop talking martial law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews /11 March) — A Davao City-based group has asked President Rodrigo Duterte, the country’s first Dabawenyo and Mindanawon President, to “desist from making further pronouncements about declaring Martial Law” and “immediately account,” instead, for the results of the now six-month old “State of National Emergency on account of lawless violence in Mindanao.” […]