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Netizens terrified or trusting of martial law in Mindanao

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Social media erupts after the Philippine government announces that President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law in Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines (May 24, 2017) — President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao on Tuesday, May 23, prompted by the attack of the Maute Group in Marawi City. Continue reading Netizens terrified or trusting of martial law in Mindanao

#PrayforMarawi: Twitter users show support for Filipino civilians, troops

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The hashtag #PrayforMarawi tops Twitter’s trending topics in the Philippines as the clash between government forces and the Maute terror group worsened towards evening

MANILA, Philippines (May 24, 2017) — Heartfelt messages poured out on Twitter in support of the civilians and soldiers in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, as Filipino troops clashed with terror groups on Tuesday, May 23. Continue reading #PrayforMarawi: Twitter users show support for Filipino civilians, troops