"Today's reporting leaves me even more concerned by President Trump's odd fascination with dictators, his support for the extrajudicial killings central to President Duterte's 'drug war, ' and his recklessness with sensitive information", said Rep. Eliot Engel, top-ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
The roughly 100 militants roamed through Marawi city, taking a priest and an unspecified number of other people hostage from a church, setting fire to buildings and flying black IS flags, according to Duterte and his aides.
To prove that military rule is anti-people, the CPP cited a case in Davao City "with its overzealous martial law supporter Mayor Sarah Duterte", where people in their communities were being "rounded up".
Bishops and cardinals had pleaded with the Maute rebels, who they said were using Christians and a priest as human shields. Hapilon is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists and has a $5 million bounty on his head.
What is troubling the security apparatus is that radical elements of another Islamic State-linked group, Abu Sayyaf, appear to be collaborating with Maute, far from its island strongholds of Basilan, Jolo and Tawi Tawi, all off Mindanao.
Details from inside Marawi were sketchy because the largely Muslim city of more than 200,000 people appeared to be largely sealed off and without electricity.
Troops began clearing out a southern Philippine city besieged by Islamist militants, with hostilities easing on Thursday after thousands fled as the rebels seized large parts of the city and torched buildings in a battle with government forces.
"We are in a state of emergency", Pres. Duterte said Wednesday after he cut short a trip to Moscow and flew back to Manila.
Duterte said martial law under Marcos was "very good" and he might consider more security measures elsewhere in the Philippines.
Malaysian police will tighten security at the nation's borders, especially in the waters near the Philippines, following the declaration of martial law by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in the Mindanao region. Abu Sayyaf, a notoriously violent Muslim militant group founded in the 1990s, is known for carrying out kidnappings and beheadings of Filipinos and foreigners, as well as bombings, assassinations and armed attacks.
"Anyone now holding a gun, confronting government with violence, my orders are spare no one, let us solve the problems of Mindanao once and for all", said Duterte, who is from the island, after cutting short a visit to Russian Federation and returning to Manila.
These include the Maute group, which is based near Marawi.
"As Duterte's martial law is against the people, it is imperative for the NPA to take action to oppose and fight it in order to defend the people's rights and interests", the CPP said. "I can not gamble with ISIS because they are everywhere", Duterte said.
Authorities have struggled to quash the insurgency as militants have resorted to guerrilla warfare tactics to avoid detection, AFP reported earlier today.
That is in addition to the five soldiers and two police officers killed when the fighting started on Tuesday.
He said two soldiers were killed on Tuesday. Gunmen are said to have taken hostages and freed prison inmates. They threatened to kill the hostages if the government forces are not recalled. Because as I have said, my response will be harsh. It's unclear why Trump was even discussing military intel regarding North Korea with Duterte, as the Philippines aren't involved in United States defense against North Korea in any way, shape, or form.
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