Philippines To Rally Monday (Independence Day) To End Martial Law — New York Times Says President Duterte’s Focus On Drug War Caused Him To Ignored Rise of ISIS

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A unity statement released yesterday said the signatories would gather at the Andres Bonifacio Shrine located beside the Manila City Hall from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow for a National Day of Prayer and Action for Peace and Human Rights  “to show our opposition to martial law in Mindanao and possibly other parts of the country.” AP/Bullit Marquez, file

MANILA, Philippines – Over 100 former and current lawmakers, religious leaders and activists will once again call for the lifting of martial law in Mindanao and for the respect of human rights through an interfaith rally slated in Manila tomorrow, Independence Day.

A unity statement released yesterday said the signatories would gather at the Andres Bonifacio Shrine located beside the Manila City Hall from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow for a…

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