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Duterte calls for special session of Congress on martial law extension - Manila Bulletin

Duterte calls for special session of Congress on martial law extension - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsJul 18th, 2017

Congress set for special session on martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines — Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas said on Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte would call Congress to a special session on Saturday to c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2017

LIST: How the House voted on martial law extension in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines – One more year.  Congress on Wednesday, December 13, voted in favor of extending the proclamation of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao, as requested by President Rodrigo Duterte.  During a joint session of the House and the Senate at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Nominal, viva voce: How Congress votes

MANILA, Philippines – The whole of Mindanao will be under martial law until the end of 2018 after the 17th Congress, with both the Senate and the House of Representatives in joint session, approved on Wednesday, December 13, the request for extension of President Rodrigo Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

WATCH: Congress joint session on martial law extension in Mindanao

Bookmark this page to watch the Congress joint session live on Rappler on Wednesday, December 13 MANILA, Philippines – The Senate and the House of Representatives will convene in a joint session on Wednesday, December 13, to discuss  President Rodrigo Duterte's request  for a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. The 5-month extension  Congress earlier granted Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Congress to hold joint session on martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines – Congress is set to convene a joint session on Wednesday, December 13, to discuss President Rodrigo Duterte's request for a one-year extension of martial law in Mindanao. "Wednesday morning joint session. 'Yan ang plano. Morning ang start, 'di ko masabi ang end eh," Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Roque says Duterte did not put any timeframe for Congress to convene special session for BBL - Manila Bulletin

Roque says Duterte did not put any timeframe for Congress to convene special session for BBL - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

Approval of martial law extension seen at joint session today

MANILA, Philippines - The two chambers of Congress convene today in a special session to vote on President Duterte’s request for the extension of his martial.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 21st, 2017

House: No need for martial law briefing

MANILA, Philippines -  Security officials need not brief the House of Representatives ahead of the special Congress session on martial law extension this wee.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2017
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Sen. Pangilinan calls for joint session of Congress on martial law - Manila Bulletin

Sen. Pangilinan calls for joint session of Congress on martial law - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

SC to Congress leaders: Comment on martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court (SC) in full court session has given Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and five other.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

THE VOTE: Inuulit lamang ni Pangulong Duterte ang malagim at maling solusyong militar ng diktador na si Marcos

(Explanation of “No” vote sa Panibagong Extension ng Martial Law sa Mindanao, delivered by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate during the Joint Session of Congress on 13 December 2017 at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City) Mariin naming tinututulan ang panibagong pagpapalawig ng batas militar sa Mindanao. Inuulit lamang ni Pangulong Duterte ang malagim at […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

240 yes, 27 no:  Congress OKs martial law extension until end of 2018

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 December) —   With 240 voting in favor and 27 against, the Joint Session of Congress on Wednesday granted President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law and suspend the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao until 31 December 2018. The extension until yearend 2018 brings to 19 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

CHR respects Duterte, Congress extension of martial law

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) reiterated its position against the extension of martial law in Mindanao, but said it respects the Source link link: CHR respects Duterte, Congress extension of martial law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

Rody’s extended martial law to be challenged at SC

MANILA, Philippines — Opposition congressmen vowed yesterday to question before the Supreme Court the Duterte administration’s Congress-approved extension of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 14th, 2017

Marawi residents crying for justice fear extended martial law

MANILA, Philippines – If she can beg each and every lawmaker to reject the extension of martial law in Mindanao, she will. She attended the joint session of Congress on Wednesday, December 13, and spoke with anyone willing to listen.  She feared the harassment of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2017

Yes to martial law extension

CONGRESS in a joint session, with a vote of 240 affirmative and only 27 negative, approved the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend for another year martial law in Mindanao. On the part of the Senate, the vote was 14-4 while in the House of Representatives it was 226-23.… Source link link: Yes to martial law extension.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Amid human rights worries, solon not allowed to present witnesses

    Even as the year-long extension of martial law has sparked worries about the prolonged violation of human rights, Congress refused to allow Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao to present a Mindanaoan who allegedly fell victim to its "brutality."   In Wednesday's joint session, lawmakers did not hear any other resource persons besides the security officials of executive branch who justified the request of President Rodrigo Duterte.   Casilao tried to present Jerome Succor Aba of the Sandugo alliance to speak about the so-called Lake Sebu 8 massacre---referring to eight indigenous T'boli and Dulangan Manobo farmers who were allegedly killed by troops ...Keep on reading: Amid human rights worries, solon not allowed to present witnesses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

Yes to martial law extension

CONGRESS in a joint session, with a vote of 240 affirmative and only 27 negative, approved the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend for another year martial law in Mindanao. On the part of the Senate, the vote was 14-4 while in the House of Representatives it was 226-23.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017

How Congress voted on martial law extension in Mindanao

THE Manila Times gathered the names of the lawmakers who voted for and against the extension of martial law in Mindanao during a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. Below is the list: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NO – 23 Bag-ao, Kaka J. Brosas, Arlene D. Ramirez-Sato, Josephine Casilao, Ariel ‘Ka Ayik’ B. Castro, France L. [...] The post How Congress voted on martial law extension in Mindanao appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 13th, 2017