Category Archives: Proclamation 1081

COMMENTARY: On the SC’s ruling on the second extension of martial law

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 06 February) — Today, February 6, by a vote of 10-5, the Supreme Court (SC) upheld the second extension of Martial Law in Mindanao and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus. From 60 days, Martial Law was initially extended to 222 days (ending in December 31, […]

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.” […]