Advertisements


Esperon: Martial law extension in Mindanao a last resort

Esperon: Martial law extension in Mindanao a last resort.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesNov 8th, 2018

Extending martial law in Mindanao should be last resort, says Esperon

Martial law in Mindanao would be extended if “dictated by the situation and the desire of the people,” National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said Thursday, as authorities will have to decide on whether to recommend another extension to President Rodrigo Duterte.   Source link link: Extending martial law in Mindanao should be last resort, says Esperon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Esperon: Martial law extension is last resort, unless Mindanaoans ask for it

MANILA, Philippines – Extending martial law remains to be the last resort in stopping threats in Mindanao, unless Mindanaoans and security forces of the government recommend it. National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr took this position on the possible 3rd extension of martial law in the southern island during press ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

5 reasons for one more year of martial law in Mindanao—security chief

NATIONAL Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said there were five pressing issues that would necessitate the extension of martial law in Mindanao for one more year. These are: the need to fully defeat terrorist groups, to pursue war on drugs, to implement reforms in the local government units (LGUs), to “shepherd” the peace process with [...] The post 5 reasons for one more year of martial law in Mindanao—security chief appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Fariñas: Lawmakers ‘overwhelmingly in favor’ of martial law extension

        After a three-hour long briefing with security officials on Tuesday afternoon, members of the House of Representatives were "overwhelmingly in favor" of extending martial law in Mindanao for one year, Majority Leader Rodolfo Farias said.   Farias said this "general sentiment" was shared "especially by the members from Mindanao."   Legislators across party lines were briefed by key security officials including Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., and National Intelligence Coordinating Agency chief Alex Monteagudo.   This was ...Keep on reading: Fariñas: Lawmakers ‘overwhelmingly in favor’ of martial law extension.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

DND sets ML defense

The Department of National Defense (DND) is ready to defend the proposed third extension of martial law in Mindanao before the Supreme Court where there is a petition blocking the implementation of military rule in the region. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the DND will have the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) behind its […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Another challenge vs martial extension filed

Another group of opposition lawmakers on Tuesday challenged factual basis of President Rodrigo Duterte’s third extension of martial law in Mindanao before the Supreme Court......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

OSG disputes petition to nullify third extention of martial law

The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the Jan. 4 petition of seven opposition lawmakers seeking to nullify the third martial law extension in Mindanao. In a 50-page comment, the OSG claimed that there is sufficient basis for the extension of martial law until 2019 as rebellion […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

SC asked to junk petition vs ML

The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the petition filed by opposition lawmakers against the third extension of martial law in Mindanao for lack of merit. In a 50-page comment signed by Solicitor General Jose Calida, it argued the petition questioning the third extension of martial […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

Calida insists rebellion exists in Mindanao

Solicitor General Jose Calida insisted before the Supreme Court that President Rodrigo Duterte’s year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao has factual basis as rebellion still exists in the region......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019

SC to Palace: Answer petition vs Martial Law extension

The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered Malacañang and Congress to answer the petition of seven opposition lawmakers challenging the third extension of martial law in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Oral arguments for ML set

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday set the oral arguments on the petition challenging the third extension of martial law in Mindanao during its en banc session as the justices scheduled the oral arguments on 22-23 January. In a press briefing, Court Administrator and spokesman Jose Midas Marquez also said that the high court ordered […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

SC sets oral arguments on Jan 22-23 for petition to junk third extension of martial law

THE Supreme Court set oral arguments on January 22 and 23 for the petition of seven opposition lawmakers to junk the third extension of the imposition of martial law in Mindanao,…READ The post SC sets oral arguments on Jan 22-23 for petition to junk third extension of martial law appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 8th, 2019

Petition at SC vs martial law cites AFP intel report

"Only in the Philippines does rebellion exist without a single rebel."   Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, a member of the opposition in the House of Representatives, said this yesterday as he countered President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that "rebellion persists in Mindanao" to justify the third extension of Proclamation No. 216 that imposed martial law over the island.   Lagman said Duterte's claim was repudiated in a report by the Armed Forces of the Philippines.   Only criminals   The AFP's Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence submitted a report to the President in December 2018 saying that during the second extension of martial la...Keep on reading: Petition at SC vs martial law cites AFP intel report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2019

Opposition lawmakers ask SC to void 3rd Mindanao martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines – Seven lawmakers from the opposition bloc have asked the Supreme Court (SC) to junk the third extension of the imposition of martial law in Mindanao. On Friday, January 4, the following legislators filed their petition seeking to declare the 3rd extension of martial rule as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

OPINION: The wrath of Mindanao by Jun Ledesma

THOSE SENATORS opposed to the extension of martial law in Mindanao should ponder now on their “bright opinions” which simplistically […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

Zambo City Welcomes Martial Law Extension

The local government unit here expresses its support to the extension of Martial Law. Reports and observations from the police and military shows that since 2017, the movements of threat groups and lawless elements in the southern part of the country have been reduced and Martial Law in Mindanao resulted to the decrease of criminalities […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

DOJ: New martial law extension to pass SC test

The executive branch is confident that the extension of martial law in Mindanao will stand any legal challenge before the Supreme Court (SC)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

Prolonged martial law in Mindanao a danger to human rights, ASEAN lawmakers warn | Philstar.com

Lawmakers from across Southeast Asia maintained that the proposed extension of martial law and suspension of the privilege of writ of habeas corpus in the entire Mindanao would posethreat to human rig.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

NegOcc gov’t forces brace for rebel strikes

By: Nanette Guadalquiver  BACOLOD CITY – The military and the police in Negros Occidental are gearing up for possible attacks from the New People’s Army (NPA) following an order from the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) to launch tactical offensives across the country in the wake of the extension of martial law in Mindanao. Col. […] The post NegOcc gov’t forces brace for rebel strikes appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

Martial law extension good for Mindanao, says Bong Go

Martial law extension good for Mindanao, says Bong Go.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018