Palace needs to justify ‘rebellion’ to extend martial law–Etta Rosales

          President Rodrigo Duterte should prove that actual rebellion still exists and the public's safety is at risk to justify the one year extension of martial law, former Human Rights Chairperson Loretta Ann Rosales told the Supreme Court Friday.   Rosales, through lawyers Florin Hilbay and Teddy Esteban Rigoroso in a petition seeking to nullify the extension of martial law in Mindanao, has reminded the high court of its duty to weigh the sufficiency of bases of Duterte's declaration.   This is the third petition filed with the high court to nullify the martiallaw extension in Mindanao. Both the minority bloc from Con...

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