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Martial Law extension, military’s free hand in persecuting the legal left

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TACLOBAN CITY — Bayan Eastern Visayas condemns the strongest term the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao for the whole year of 2018.

“It is alarming for the joint legislative session to believe that there is still a terrorist threat in the South even after the government’s October victory in Marawi”, said Josh Sagdullas, Secretary General Bayan Eastern Visayas

“We believe the extension is targeted at supplanting the legal mass movement in the South, especially after Pres. Duterte has tagged the organizations under Bayan as the legal front of CPP”, Sagdullas stressed.

“We call on the vote’s immediate revocation, he demanded, in behalf of Bayan. []

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