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Marawi mayor to gov’t: Uphold human rights of ‘innocent civilians’

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APPEAL. Marawi City Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra urges the national government to protect the human rights of ‘innocent civilians’ during the imposition of martial law in Mindanao. Photo from the League of Cities of the Philippines Facebook page

Marawi City Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra says the declaration of martial law in Mindanao is ‘timely’ but the government must ensure respect for human rights while it is in effect

MANILA, Philippines (May 24, 2017) — Marawi City Mayor Majul Usman Gandamra on Wednesday, May 24, appealed to the national government to uphold the human rights of “innocent civilians” during the Mindanao-wide imposition of martial law. Continue reading Marawi mayor to gov’t: Uphold human rights of ‘innocent civilians’