Archbishop of Cebu Ricardo Cardinal Vidal wants human rights to be respected while martial rule is implemented in Maguindanao province.
Petition to SC of Salonga, Pangalangan, Roque, etc. on Proclamation No. 1959
MANILA, Philippines – With Congress shifting its focus from the 2010 budget deliberations to the issue of martial law in Maguindanao, some Senators are expecting the government may operate on a re-enacted budget for ‘”a short period” next year.
MANILA, Philippines - The declaration of martial law in Maguindanao is, on its face, unconstitutional, a jurist said on Monday, while a Catholic bishop gave his imprimatur to the extraordinary measure.
MANILA - Interior and Local Government Secretary Ronaldo Puno on Monday defended Proclamation 1959 declaring martial law in Maguindanao saying President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's declaration of a state of emergency last November 24 was not enough.
I believe the president did the right thing. Sugapa na sa kasamaan at katiwalian ang Mindanao specially in the Maguindanao region where the highest officials there are the ones involved in the massacre.
Arroyo's declaration of martial law in Maguindanao is not THE solution to the present crisis in the area, yet an added burden, another misuse and abuse of the duly-prostituted Constitution under this administration.
Because of the terrible experience of most people with martial law under the Marcos regime, everyone is wary that the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in Maguindanao is a test (or a prelude to) possible declaration of state of national emergency (or martial law ) so that GMA would continue to remain in power.
Masaker sa Maguindanao. Pagpa-file ng kandidatura ng Pangulo sa Kongreso. Pagpapataw ng martial law sa Maguindanao. Pambobomba sa Jolo, Sulu. Ito kaya ay mga pahiwatig sa mas malalaking kaganapang maaaring sumambulat sa atin?
A retired military general has admitted that it was the government that armed the Ampatuans. This was the statement of retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan who is making his rounds in the country as he announces his bid for a Senate seat in the May 2010 elections.