Duterte Threatens to Declare Martial Law if Judiciary Gets in the Way

President Rodrigo Duterte warned Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno that he would put the country under martial law if the Supreme Court and the judiciary place obstacles and restraining orders against the administration on its war on drugs. The warning came after Sereno penned a letter to the president questioning the timing and propriety of Duterte’s releasing the names of government officials protecting and coddling drug lords in the…

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