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DOJ junks rebellion charges against Najiya Maute

Posted on: March 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed complaints against the wife of one of the leaders of the terror group Maute-ISIS. Based on the resolution penned by Senior Assistant...

Solicitor general defends one-year extension of Mindanao martial law

Posted on: January 18th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Solicitor General Jose Calida defended the year-long extension of martial law in Mindanao. Calida argued, there was no grave abuse of discretion on the part of Congress...

Malacañang calls on public support for fight against rebellion in Mindanao

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang welcomed the immediate approval of Congress to the request of President Rodrigo Duterte to extend the declaration of martial law in Mindanao for another year. With...

DOJ indicts alleged Maute-ISIS recruiter for inciting rebellion, cyber crime

Posted on: December 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed almost 300 counts of inciting rebellion and cybercrime charges against Karen Aizha Hamidon – an alleged recruiter of Maute-ISIS terror...

Senator Trillanes to face inciting to sedition and other complaints before the DOJ

Posted on: November 10th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —A group of lawyers is set to file five charges, including inciting to sedition, against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV before the Department of Justice (DOJ). The lawyers said...

Marawi crisis to end very soon – DND

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Defense chief Delfin Lorenzana believes that in just a few more days the rebellion in the now war-torn Marawi City is about to end. “Within this month,...

AFP considers Maguindanao and Cotabato as most threatened areas

Posted on: October 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The military has been diligently monitoring and gathering information to prevent another armed crisis the likes of  Marawi siege. AFP Spokesperson Major General Restituto Padilla pointed out...

Edcel Lagman calls Marawi siege a “propaganda” by Maute terror group

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “That is just a propaganda to get the support of ISIS that is not yet been given. They could be projected to the international stage to get...

Duterte to declare martial law if situation goes ‘virulent’ due to drugs

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 | No Comments
Based on the 1987 Philippine Constitution, the president has the power to suspend for 60 days the privilige of Writ of Habeas Corpus or declare the Philippines under martial law...

Congress ready to oppose suspension of Writ of Habeas Corpus if unconstitutional

Posted on: November 14th, 2016 | No Comments
  Some congressmen do not believe that suspension of Habeas Corpus may pave  the way for the declaration of martial law. According to lawmakers, this is the privilege of the...