Duterte flexes his iron fist

The Philippine leader says he will resort to any means necessary, including nationwide martial law, to counter the rising threat of Islamic State-linked militancy

Manila, May 26, 2017 10:46 AM (UTC+8)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law on the island of Mindanao in a bid to combat rising Islamic militancy. Photo: Reuters/Ezra Acayan
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law on the island of Mindanao in a bid to combat rising Islamic militancy. Photo: Reuters/Ezra Acayan
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