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SC resets deliberation on petitions vs extended martial law

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The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday failed to come up with a ruling on consolidated petitions challenging the legality of the third extension of martial law in Mindanao.

This was after the high court reset to next week its deliberations on the petitions filed by oppositors of martial law led by Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman.

Lagman and other petitioners challenging the extension’s legality argued that the attacks by terror groups and violent incidents were acts of terrorism and not rebellion as required by law before declaring martial law.

“The following acts of terrorism and lawless violence mentioned in the letter dated 06 December 2018 of the President do not per se evince the existence of rebellion and the President failed to connect or relate said acts to rebellion or furtherance of rebellion,” petitioners insisted in their memorandum.


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