Tug of war

14 June 2017

Manuel L. Quezon III

As the hearings in the Supreme Court on the martial law petitions take place, many hope to find out what ought to have been put on the record weeks ago—namely, what factors contributed to President Duterte’s decision to impose martial law in Mindanao.

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6 Responses to Tug of war

  1. June 14, 2017 at 10:42 am

    “Martial law case off to rocky start” by Oscar Franklin Tan
    http://opinion.inquirer.net/104736/martial-law-case-off-rocky-start

  2. June 14, 2017 at 11:30 am
  3. June 14, 2017 at 12:33 pm
    Batang Genyong ala Eh

    Martial law is a military rule, if there are armed civilians who are challenging the PNP and AFP which are the legitimate enforcer of the law, then the state has the Constitutional mandate to protect unarmed civilians from being victims of violence, kidnappings and executions without capacity to defend themselves. Hence, marial law is justified. No other legal remedies to quell lawlessness which create havoc in the local communities.

  4. June 17, 2017 at 11:01 am
  5. June 19, 2017 at 11:15 am

    “Solicitor General Calida revokes martial law” by Oscar Franklin Tan
    http://opinion.inquirer.net/104896/solicitor-general-calida-revokes-martial-law

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