Tags: Marawi crisis

Voice of dissent assails ‘vague’ ML declaration

It’s one magistrate’s opinion against those of his 11, or 14, other colleagues. And it’s a much younger voice arguing with the many older ones who have presumably spent more years than him in thinking about the law. Yet Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen stood his ground as the lone full dissenter to…

‘Evacuees in Mindanao face miserable conditions’

By DANIEL BOONE Bulatlat Around 400 families cramped inside tight-spaced evacuation centers, with no electricity nor water supply. This is how delegates from a humanitarian mission described the situation of evacuees who fled from war-torn Marawi City. There are also few doctors and health workers to check the ill, the humanitarian mission report said. “Hindi…

PH Independence day | Groups call to stop killings, resume peace talks

On Independence Day, June 12, various sectors held joined the day-long protest, starting in the morning from the Chinese consulate in Makati City, and proceeding to the US Embassy in Manila, with calls for national sovereignty and against foreign intervention. The groups particularly assailed the presence and “meddling” by US troops in the conflict in…