Category: Political Law

Martial Law: What It Is and What It Is Not

Much fear and confusion have been brought about by the crisis in Marawi City and the subsequent declaration of President Duterte of Martial Law for the regions in Mindanao. Let’s clarify a few things.

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International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966 entry into force 3 January 1976, in accordance with article 27 Preamble The States Parties to the present Covenant, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the

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