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Aguirre urges Congress to convene on martial law

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File photo of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II by AFP / Ted Aljibe

The justice secretary believes that if Congress convenes to affirm the President’s martial law declaration, the Supreme Court won’t have the last say on the issue

MANILA, Philippines (May 29, 2017) — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said on Monday, May 29, Congress must convene in order to solidify President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao, and keep it from reaching the Supreme Court (SC). Continue reading Aguirre urges Congress to convene on martial law