Category Archives: vigilance

STATEMENT: Commemoraring Marcos’ Martial Law while Mindanao continues to be under one

21 September 2018 Today marks the 46thyear since the deposed President Ferdinand E. Marcos, Sr. issued Proclamation 1081 which put the entire Philippines under Martial Law in 1972. It is telling that it is being marked while Mindanao is yet again under Martial Law. This time, no less than a President from Mindanao has said […]

Mindanao’s bishops on Martial Law in Mindanao: it must be temporary

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 May) — Mindanao’s Catholic bishops acknowledged there are many fears about President Rodrigo Duterte’s May 23 declaration of martial law in Mindanao’s 27 provinces and 33 cities but for now, there  are “no solid and sufficient facts to absolutely reject the declaration of Martial Law as morally reprehensible.” “But we […]