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, Human Rights, Manila, News

Seven petitions stopping Marcos burial at Libingan up at the Supreme Court

31 Aug , 2016  

Opposition on the burial of the late President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig receives another boost. This time, Senator Lilia de Lima on Tuesday filed another petition before the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) to oppose the planned burial as promised by President of the Philippines (POTP) Duterte. The […]

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