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In Declaring Martial Law in Mindanao “President Duterte Has Reasonable Belief” -SolGen Calida

When SolGen Calida asserts the discretion of the President to declare martial law, does it follow that the Supreme Court has no means to ascertain the sufficiency of the factual basis of the declared martial law? Continue reading

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Justice del Castillo to Rep. Lagman: “What Quantum of Evidence to Decide on Declaring Martial Law?”

Sans the recommendation from the no less than DND, the President has no basis after all to declare martial law. Continue reading

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What’s Really Behind ISIS-led Marawi Siege?

Nobody could find comfort under martial law. Nor could one find shelter under siege. But what really made President Duterte decide to put the city of Marawi and the rest of Mindanao under 60 days of martial law? Continue reading

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