Bangsamoro, Governance, Mindanao

Supreme Court favors the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao

4 Jul , 2017  

The Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) on Tuesday ruled in favor of Proclamation 216 placing Mindanao under martial rule. Spokesman Theodore Te announced the directive was issued following Tuesday’s regular en banc session of the magistrates. Voting 11-3-1, the high court dismissed the three consolidated petitions challenging the constitutionality of the President’s move. ”The […]

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Governance, Nation, News, Video

Because of Davao bombing, President Duterte declares nation under state of lawlessness?

3 Sep , 2016  

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has placed the country under a “state of lawlessness” authorizing the police and military to conduct security searches in cars and frisking of individuals in checkpoints. Duterte clarified the declaration is not martial law and does not involve the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus. Punitive actions should be in […]

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