Friday, December 11, 2009

The Paradox of Martial Law

SENATOR KIKO PANGILINAN's interpellation during Congress Joint Session on Martial Law of Executive Sec. Eduardo Ermita, Justice Sec. Agnes Devanadera and representatives of the PNP and AFP makes the above point most clearly and effectively. Here is a YouTube of most of that interpellation:

1 comment:

GabbyD said...

but under this logic, martial law can never be imposed, except under circumstances that exceed the worst offenses of the long history of rebellion in this country.

thats silly. the imposition of martial law ought to be presidential prerogative, right?