President of the Philippines considers declaring martial law to combat violence

By Mario Casayuran, 24 April
Manila, Philippines (photo credit: Fabio Achilli/flickr)
Manila, Philippines (photo credit: Fabio Achilli/flickr)
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said today declaration of martial law is the President’s decision subject to the substantive requirements of the Constitution. [ . . . ] “Then Congress reviews it also pursuant to the Constitution,’’ he said.
Read the full article here: Manila Bulletin

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