Christians condemn declaration of martial law in Mindanao in southern Philippines

Posted May 25, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Christian Conference of Asia, or CCA, has expressed serious concerns about the declaration of martial law on May 23 in Mindanao in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte.

The CCA, a fellowship of churches and ecumenical councils in Asia, issued a statement calling on President Duterte to lift the martial law, which subjects the people of southern Philippines to curfews, checkpoints and other restraints on their human rights.

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  1. Remoh Ainojas says:

    I was in the area when the skirmishes started.knowing how streetsmart the terrorist are and the series of terror activity they did bombing in Davao kid napping in Bohol and so many others.
    I travelled that same day and many of the travelers from the are to other parts in Mindanao feel more safe than ever.
    I am a Marcos victim but at ground zero I see a different way how martial law was implemented.
    Extend your prayers that the God you serve speaks to the heart and mind of all personalities concerned. Simply because this God could even used a Nebuchadnezzar to implement what he wants.

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