Speaker Alvarez has clarified that his remarks to extend martial law until 2022 is his personal opinion.
Tag: Martial Law
The High Court has spoken: Proclamation 216 is constitutional.
Malacañang on Sunday, June 18, welcomed the statement of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) that has been no incident of human rights abuses reported since President Rodrigo Duterte placed Mindanao under martial law last month.
We understand the concern of foreign tourists. Safety is on top of their minds.
The President has already made clear in his media interview in Cagayan de Oro that as the Commander-in-Chief he allowed the Department of National Defense and the Armed Forces of the Philippines to decide on matters pertaining to martial law.
All indications in the Resorts World Manila point to a criminal act by an apparently emotionally disturbed individual.
Malacanan on Thursday issued General Order No. 1, which put into effect Proclamation No. 216 or the declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
The Department of National Defense said that President Duterte’s imposition of martial law in Mindanao is imperative stressing it is necessary to solve the security concerns in the region once and for all.
We thank the Senate for its resolution expressing support to the President’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
The President’s focus is on addressing the terrorist threat in Mindanao, not on the misguided commentaries of critics.
Cardinal Quevedo, Archbishop of Cotabato, in behalf of the bishops of Mindanao, has released a statement that they are not rejecting martial law.
Ozamiz City Archibishop Martin Jumoad has expressed support of martial law, saying, “it is vital that government restores peace and order in Lanao del Sur”, risking his popularity in certain quarters. Placing his diocesan’s well being above all else, he also encourages the citizens to be extra careful and to cooperate with the military.
Davao City — Malacañang on Friday, May 26 assured that the country’s economy will weather effects of the declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has declared Martial Law in Mindanao following the violence happening in Marawi City.
In order to suppress lawless violence and rebellion and for public safety, it is necessary to declare Martial Law in the entire island of Mindanao, including Sulu, Jolo and Tawi-Tawi for a period of 60 days.
The Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) has accelerated the process of evaluating and releasing of claims of martial law victims as part of its commitment to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to expedite the release of claims.