Category Archives: writ of habeas corpus

Martial Law 9/23/72: METROCOM, Big Brother & Me

What happened on Sept 21, 1972? Nothing of much importance. Just like any other day in the Philippines. I was in high school then. On that day, I went to school, as usual. What happened on Sept 22, 1972? Nothing of much importance. Just like any other day in the Philippines. I went to school,… Read More Martial Law 9/23/72: METROCOM, Big Brother & Me

COMMENTARY: My take on Marcos burial and suspension of writ of habeas corpus, as a Moro

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews/ 19 November) – On Marcos Burial at LNMB:  Some of my friends have been asking why are we silent on Marcos’ Burial at the Libingan Ng Mga Bayani? Here is my take on this issue from a Moro perspective: It is inarguable that we Moros in Mindanao suffered the most under the […]

Duterte’s threats: in August, martial law; in November, suspension of writ of habeas corpus

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 Nov) – In his first four months as President, Rodrigo Roa Duterte has threatened to declare martial law and suspend the writ of habeas corpus in pursuit of his war on drugs and between these options, issued Proclamation 55, declaring a “state of national emergency on account of lawlessness in Mindanao,” which […]