AFP chief recommended ML extension till yearend to Duterte

MANILA — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief, Gen. Eduardo Año, on Saturday admitted that he recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte the extension of martial law in Mindanao until…

CHR probes alleged rights abuses related to martial law in Mindanao

  MANILA — Various regional offices of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) are looking into reported incidents of rights abuses allegedly being committed by soldiers in relation to the…

PNP seeks ML extension to arrest narco-politicians, Maute supporters

MANILA — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has batted for the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao in order to give them more time and opportunity to arrest alleged narco-politicians…

PNP proposes extension of ML in Mindanao

  MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is preparing its position paper to explain its proposal to extend implementation of Martial Law in Mindanao. And this paper will…

DND, AFP chiefs set to appear for martial law oral arguments in SC

MANILA — Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo Año are set to appear on the third day of oral arguments…

Laoag diocese calls for prayer for Marawi

LAOAG CITY —The Diocese of Laoag is calling on the faithful to pray for the resolution of the crisis in Marawi City. President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao…

Constitution provides safeguards vs abuses during martial law — Panelo

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief legal counsel on Thursday said the public have nothing to worry over the proclamation of martial law in Mindanao as the Constitution provides sufficient…

161 persons rounded up in Davao after martial law declaration

DAVAO CITY – The joint police and Task Force Davao have rounded up 161 persons who failed to show proofs of identification following the imposition of Martial Law in Mindanao…

Alvarez: PRRD’s declaration of martial law has basis

MANILA — House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday backed President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao, noting that such decision has “basis” to suppress acts of terrorism and…