Duterte seeks martial law extension in Mindanao by a year

In seeking a yearlong extension of martial law in Mindanao, President Duterte told Congress on Monday of persistent security threats in the region, including remnants of Islamic State-inspired extremist groups, the rise of a “potential successor” to slain terrorist leader Isnilon Hapilon, and increasing hostilities with communist insurgents. In a letter to Senate President Aquilino … Continue reading Duterte seeks martial law extension in Mindanao by a year