Supreme Court Upholds Duterte’s Martial Law Declaration

The Supreme Court voted to uphold the martial law declaration in Mindanao of President Rodrigo Duterte. Eleven justices voted for the ruling, while three, including Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, said that the proclamation should have been confined only to Marawi where the Maute Group were holed up. One justice completely dissented and questioned the constitutionality of the declaration in the first place…

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