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An armed conflict including one or more governments, and causing the death of 1,000 or more people per year
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Let us be precise and discerning in how we teach the new generation to distinguish between martial law and martial rule.
It was signed as the nation marked the 39th anniversary of Marcos s imposition of martial rule, when he shut down Congress, arrested thousands of opposition figures, journalists and critics, and ruled by decree.
While this nod is given by leaders of the Ateneo community, they also reiterated the reasons for civilians to be more vigilant and cautious of martial rule.
Fernando Hicap (Anakpawis Party-lists), Luzviminda Ilagan and Emmy de Jesus (Gabriela Party-list) and Terry Ridon (Kabataan Party-list) issued separate press statements condemning the Aquino administration's alleged attacks on democracy which was cut during the Marcos martial rule.
Martial rule can never exist where the Courts are open, and in the proper and unobstructed exercise of their jurisdiction.
Silence, too, from the leaders of the Commonwealth, who acted so swiftly to suspend Pakistan when that country imposed martial rule to clamp down on lawlessness and corruption.
Lagman, the lead petitioner in the first petition challenging the year-long extension of martial rule in the southern region, also feared that the SC verdict would 'embolden President Rodrigo Duterte in flouting the rule of law.
That is because of the delay in the printing of a clean copy of the joint resolution of the Senate and the House of Representatives extending martial rule, he said.
The real ingredient of martial rule is to ensure that the police and military can speedily protect the people and do what is needed to protect their rights, she pointed out.
Together with our efforts to ensure sustainable long-term growth, progress and stability that would include the active participation of all Filipinos, it is important to impart to the youth of our land the lessons learned from martial rule and the struggle to restore democracy, as our continuing legacy to all future generations of Filipinos," Coloma said over government radio.
Just as the Duterte-controlled super majority in Congress colluded to approve the extension of martial law last December 2017, the Supreme Court followed through with a rubber stamp to legitimize martial rule, completing the ingredients for a full-fledged tyranny,' Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay said in a statement.
Lagman and the others who voted against extending martial rule in Mindanao claimed that the extension has no basis, since there is no actual rebellion or invasion the only ground allowed under the Constitution for declaring or prolonging martial law.