Press Release
October 19, 2018

On media queries re martial law extension in Mindanao
Maraming peace initiatives tulad ng kapapasang Bangsamoro Organic Law, kaya di kailangan ng batas-militar: Kiko

I opposed Mindanao-wide martial law then. There is no indication that there was or is an actual invasion or rebellion, as required under the Constitution. We just passed the Bangsamoro Organic Law. On the one hand, we see peace initiatives making major headway and unprecedented stride. On the other hand, the iron fist of military rule is being extended. It looks like the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing.

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