Duterte to Heed Any Supreme Court Decision, but will not Hesitate to Re-impose Martial Law if Needed

President Rodrigo Duterte said that, while he would heed a contrary decision by the Supreme Court, he still would not hesitate to re-impose martial law if the situation in Marawi were not to improve. He further warned that a second declaration would likely be a Marcos-style martial law, though he did not expound on what it meant. Critics are sensitive on the topic because of the human rights abuses that occurred during the…

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