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Lagman: Why hide martial law details from the public?

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WHY HIDE? Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says there were no confidential matters in the private presentation made by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Eduardo Año. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman, one of the petitioners against martial law, says details cited in the private session with Supreme Court justices should be released

MANILA, Philippines (Jun. 19, 2017) — Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman said on Monday, June 19, that there was nothing confidential in the presentation of Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief General Eduardo Año that was conducted privately with Supreme Court (SC) justices last Thursday, June 15. Continue reading Lagman: Why hide martial law details from the public?

No joint session on martial law is a cover-up, say opposition lawmakers

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‘CONGRESS IN CHAINS’. Albay Representative Edcel Lagman says that there is no reason for legislators to skip convening over martial law. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says the majority want to hide the discussion from the public because the martial law declaration has no basis

MANILA, Philippines (May 29, 2017 ) — Opposition lawmakers gathered on Monday, May 29, to oppose the dropping of the joint session of Congress to discuss the ongoing martial law in Mindanao, saying that it is a move to cover the declaration from being exposed as being groundless. Continue reading No joint session on martial law is a cover-up, say opposition lawmakers