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House supports Mindanao martial law, finds no need to revoke it

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COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE. Cabinet secretaries swear to tell the truth during their briefing with lawmakers on the Mindanao martial law. This briefing led to the drafting of House Resolution 1050 in the afternoon of May 31. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

House Resolution Number 1050 in effect rejects the Makabayan bloc’s resolution calling for a joint session to revoke martial law in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines (Jun. 1, 2017) — The House of Representatives expressed its “full support” to President Rodrigo Duterte for declaring martial law in Mindanao, finding no reason to revoke the 60-day proclamation. Continue reading House supports Mindanao martial law, finds no need to revoke it

LOOK: Duterte proclamation declaring martial law in Mindanao

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MARTIAL LAW. President Rodrigo Duterte explains his decision to declare martial law in Mindanao after returning to the Philippines from his official visit to Russia on May 24, 2017. Malacañang photo

Proclamation No. 216 also suspends the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines (May 25, 2017) — A copy of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation No. 216 declaring martial law in Mindanao was released on Wednesday evening, May 24. Continue reading LOOK: Duterte proclamation declaring martial law in Mindanao