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Philippine soldiers harass mission probing rights abuses in Mindanao

By   /  April 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Fact-finding, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous rights, Justice, Lumad, lumads, Marawi City, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military occupation, Mindanao, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, save our schools, Security  /  Comments Off on Philippine soldiers harass mission probing rights abuses in Mindanao

Soldiers stop a human rights mission delegates in Northern Mindanao stopped in a checkpoint yesterday. Image: Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas By Ronalyn V. Olea in Manila   Philippine state security forces have repeatedly blocked members of a fact-finding mission investigating human rights violations against peasant farmers and indigenous Lumads in Mindanao. Since their arrival at […]

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Nothing can stop Duterte extending Philippine martial law, says legal chief

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Constitution, Constitutional justice, Evening Report, Featured, Justice, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Security  /  Comments Off on Nothing can stop Duterte extending Philippine martial law, says legal chief

Martial law … Solicitor-General Jose Calida Calida says further extensions are possible “for as long as the Congress believes that the invasion or rebellion continues to exist.” Image: Ben Nabong/Rappler By Lian Buan in Manila Philippine Solicitor-General Jose Calida says nothing – not the Supreme Court (SC) and not even the Constitution – can stop […]

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Duterte on nationwide martial law – up to ‘enemies of the state’

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Communist Party of the Philippines, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, New People's Army, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Security  /  Comments Off on Duterte on nationwide martial law – up to ‘enemies of the state’

Martial law … “all options on the table”, says President Rodrigo Duterte. Image: Malacañang file photo from Marawi City By Pia Ranada in Manila President Rodrigo Duterte says he will consider nationwide martial law if the New People’s Army steps up attacks. When asked if he would expand martial law coverage nationwide, President Duterte said […]

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‘No one can stop me’, says Duterte on possible martial law in Philippines

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Courts, drugs, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Fernando Marcos, habeas corpus, Human Rights, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Supreme Court, War against drugs  /  Comments Off on ‘No one can stop me’, says Duterte on possible martial law in Philippines

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alingogan reports from Manila on a game-changing president marking six months in office. Video: AJ YouTube Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would consider declaring martial law if the drug problem deteriorates, adding “no one can stop” him from making such a decision. President […]

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Obituary: John Miller, a passionate advocate for Philippines justice

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  24/7 News, advocacy, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, dictatorship, Evening Report, Featured, Fernando Marcos, Human Rights, Martial Law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Obituary, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, peaceful protest, Philippines, PMC Reportage, protest, PSNA, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on Obituary: John Miller, a passionate advocate for Philippines justice

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz OBITUARY: By Murray Horton John Miller (1929-2016) died in Christchurch in November, aged 87. John and Leonida (Leony) have been members of the Philippines Solidarity Network of Aotearoa (PSNA) since 1994 (PSNA hasn’t published a newsletter since 2009, so we count anyone who was a member in 2009 […]

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