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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