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Martial law: Duterte Had Prior Knowledge

David_Roxas | Jun 13 | Rate: 5 | Comments: 4 | Tags: martial law, duterte
Week three of marital law started off with another pep talk by Commander-in-Chief Duterte encouraging the AFP to not be afraid to do its job. http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/06/06/1707466/dont-be-afraid-do-your-jobs-troops-told-amid-challenges-martial-law And what an inspiring talk it must have been because first the AFP...

A Kinder and More Gentle Martial Law

David_Roxas | May 30 | Rate: 5 | Comments: 22 | Tags: martial law, duterte
It's been a whole week since Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao.  http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/05/23/1703088/duterte-declares-martial-law-mindanao So how's it working out?  Let's take a look at a few of the highlights. Someone has to take charge of the whole affair so Duterte appointed AFP Chief...

Is This it For Freedom in the Philippines?

David_Roxas | May 24 | Rate: 5 | Comments: 22 | Tags: duterte, martial law
Marital law has been declared in Mindanao.  This after several months of Duterte waffling back and forth on the issue.  So what happens next? I think this may be a test case for the entire nation. I know deep in his heart Duterte wants to declare martial law and I know more than a few Filipinos want him to do it. They would rather...