Robredo says the only apprehension people have on martial law is the history of human rights violation during the late President Ferdinand Marcos’ dictatorship
Through messaging app Telegram, and by targeting university campuses in Mindanao, pro-ISIS fighters successfully convince Muslim youth to join their ranks in Marawi and contribute financially to the cause
(UPDATED) In his motion for reconsideration, Representative Lagman says the martial law ruling 'emasculated' the Court's jurisdiction to review the factual basis of a martial law proclamation
The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict says the Marawi conflict has long-term repercussions for extremism in Southeast Asia, including greater cooperation among extremists, and more violent attacks
The Vice President hopes Congress will thoroughly discuss the extension of martial law in Mindanao
The Department of Labor and Employment provides work for those displaced by the Marawi conflict. For 30 days, they will receive a daily minimum wage of P300.
General Eduardo Año supports President Rodrigo Duterte's recommendation for a 5-month extension of martial law
But Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says Congress will probably grant the President's request to extend martial law, citing a survey that says majority of Filipinos support the original proclamation
Petitioners, meanwhile, urge the Supreme Court to still decide on petitions asking that Congress convene to discuss the merits of Duterte's martial law proclamation
(UPDATED) The President wants martial law over the entire Mindanao extended for 5 more months
(UPDATED) The President also asks the Senate and the House to hold a special session to tackle his request. This session will be on Saturday, July 22.
(UPDATED) 'I have requested both the Senate President and the Speaker to consider it immediately,' Duterte says during a media interview on Monday, July 17 in Malacañang.
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Deputy Speakers Fredenil Castro and Gwen Garcia make the statement ahead of the meeting of administration-allied legislators with the President on Monday evening, July 17
PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says the police want an extension of martial law because they've yet to capture all alleged narco-politicians with ties to the Maute Group
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana declines to disclose his recommendation 'so as not to preempt' President Rodrigo Duterte
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The Indonesian government has so far blocked only access to the app via computer, but is preparing to impose a full ban if Telegram does not address the issue
The AFP and PNP are set to submit their position paper asking for an extension of martial law
The discovery of the remains puts the total number of slain civilians at 45 as of Thursday, July 13
(UPDATED) Two soldiers are killed and 11 wounded as another military air strike goes wrong in Marawi City, where the crisis is now on its 8th week
Sergeant Ronie Halasan calls on Marawi City and the rest of the country to unite and work towards peace
But the initiative has met a dismissive reaction from the Arab countries that imposed sanctions on Qatar last month
(UPDATED) While 57% of Filipinos support martial law in Mindanao, majority also oppose expanding the declaration to the Visayas and Luzon
The AFP says 379 terrorists, 89 soldiers and policemen, and 39 civilians have been killed as of Sunday, July 9, bringing the death toll to 507
Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman says any extension shall be upon the initiative of the President
(UPDATED) Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hails the retaking of Mosul – where ISIS dealt Iraqi troops a devastating defeat three years ago – as a key moment in the war against the jihadists
(UPDATED) But huge challenges lie ahead, not just in rebuilding Mosul but also in tackling ISIS' presence elsewhere
The officials and ground commanders assess enemy strengths and weaknesses, and how the military can adjust to these observations
'Five months or one year or two years is too short,' according to House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez
Snipers in high-rise buildings are the main problem facing Philippine forces battling to crush pro-Islamic State fighters in Marawi.
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'Huwag naman sana nating lokohin ang taumbayan,' Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon tells Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, who said Duterte can just declare martial law again if Proclamation No. 216 is not extended
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(UPDATED) But the Supreme Court states that 'the Constitution has provided sufficient safeguards against possible abuses of the Commander-in-Chief's powers'
The 52nd and 54th Army Engineer Brigades will be the core units to be deployed once reconstruction efforts can begin in the city
'They (extremists) are creating intrigues and are sowing terror. They are also thriving on the sufferings and hardships of people,' says MILF chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim
The Center for Women’s Resources says pregnant women require proper nutrition and pre-natal check-ups which are not readily available in evacuation centers
The former Chief Executive, whose presidency witnessed the worst terror attack in the country, says a 'system of accountability' would allow concerned agencies to perform their functions better
(UPDATED) The largest business group in Mindanao says imposition of martial law in the region is 'necessary' to resolve the terror threat
President Rodrigo Duterte says he respects even those justices who question the legality of his martial law proclamation
Vice President Leni Robredo says that after the Supreme Court's ruling on the declaration of martial law, Congress should fulfill its duty to review, on behalf of the people, the declaration of martial law
In a consultation with local authorities, Muslims leaders do not oppose the idea, say they want to know more about Paniqui's experience and learn from it
'Napakababa ng standards na in-allow ng Supreme Court para sa Presidente para sa pagdedeklara ng martial law, precedent ito sa pagdeklara ng martial law sa buong Pilipinas,' says Cristina Yambot of NUPL
The High Court issues the ruling on the 43rd day of the imposition of martial law in Mindanao