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Anti-terror bill will embolden PNP’s ‘anti-women culture’ — peasant group

A peasant women group on Monday condemned a recent victim-blaming post on a national police Facebook page, saying this kind of behavior would be “emboldened” once the anti-terrorism bill is turned into law. .....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 15th, 2020

CHR urged to look into the case of 2 women charged with violation of Anti-Terror Act

This Women's Month, rights group Karapatan called on the Commission on Human Rights to look into the case of pregnant Elizabeth Estilon, and Enriqueta Guelas, 62, who were arrested on Dec. 24, 2020 following a raid in barangay Lalod, Bulusan, Sorsogon and charged with violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 and illegal possession of firearms and explosives. The post CHR urged to look into the case of 2 women charged with violation of Anti-Terror Act appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

SELDA: Anti-Terror Bill 'a dangerous ingredient to Duterte s recipe for dictatorship'

The Samahan ng Ex-detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Arresto (SELDA), a group of ex-political detainees mostly during the Martial Law regime, strongly denounces the railroading of the administration's so-called "Anti-Terror Bill"......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

19th petition vs. anti-terror law

The Supreme Court on Friday received three more petitions filed by leaders from various churches, a coalition of women’s organizations, and a lawyers’ group seeking to strike down Republic Act No. 11479, or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 or ATA, for being unconstitutional......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 24th, 2020

Constant red-tagging of activists confirms critiques of anti-terror law — peasant group

"The law does not aim to solve terrorism but will serve as legal arsenal against legal and democratic activists and organizations who oppose the anti-people programs and policies of the government.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2020

Group tells Duterte to repeal ATB, prioritize COVID-19 response

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Health Alliance for Democracy  (HEAD) – Cebu Chapter has expressed condemnation on the signing of the Anti-Terror Bill into law while it also stands in unity with other groups and individuals who are calling on the government to repeal the bill which President Duterte signed into law on Friday. In a […] The post Group tells Duterte to repeal ATB, prioritize COVID-19 response appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2020

Multi-sector group LIPI nagbunyi sa Anti-Terror Act

IPINAGBUNYI ng multi-sector group na Liga Independencia Pilipinas (LIPI) ang pagiging ganap na batas ng Anti-Terror Bill. Naniniwala si LIPI Secretary General Jose Antonio “Ka Pep” Goitia na mapoprotektahan ng batas ang mga Pilipino at ang bansa laban sa mga terorista. Sinisigurado rin ni Goitia sa publiko na mayroong mga probisyon ang batas na mangangalaga […] The post Multi-sector group LIPI nagbunyi sa Anti-Terror Act appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2020

CLB: Anti-Terror Bill creates ‘climate of fear, paranoia’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another progressive group has joined the call against the passage of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill, which now awaits President Duterte’s signature, calling the proposed law “patently unconstitutional and repressive of the participation rights of children.” While the ATB, which was passed in the Senate and the Lower House, is aimed at […] The post CLB: Anti-Terror Bill creates ‘climate of fear, paranoia’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2020

Religious groups raise concern against anti-terror bill as 30-day deadline nears

“Worrisome are the expanded and vague definitions of a “terrorist;” the powers given to the Anti-Terror Council to designate a group as a “terrorist group;” the weakening of the protection of one’s privacy and the safeguards against arrests and detention without warrants.” The post Religious groups raise concern against anti-terror bill as 30-day deadline nears appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

ATB sagot sa madugong ekstremismo, radikalismo

NANINIWALA ang isang multi-sectoral group na makatutulong ang pagsasabatas ng anti-terrorism bill kontra sa madugong ekstremismo at radikalismo. Iginiit ng Liga Independencia Pilipinas (LIPI), isang makabayang koalisyon na binunuo ng 48 organisasyon sa buong bansa, sa Malacanang at Kongreso ang pangangailangan ng Pilipinas ng Anti-Terror law at Human Security Act (HSA). “Sa panahong ginunita natin […] The post ATB sagot sa madugong ekstremismo, radikalismo appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

Cops take down PUP students’ 'JunkTerrorBill banner

The group said the police’s action is clearly a direct attack on people’s right to expression and assembly, which the group said, what the anti-terror bill seeks to do. By AARON MACARAEG AND REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA — Six policemen removed and confiscated on June 20, Thursday, a banner which read, “Komunidad ng PUP, makibaka… The post Cops take down PUP students’ #JunkTerrorBill banner appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 20th, 2020

Women’s group defends Benedictine nun vs red-baiting

"Is this is the kind of government we will give power to in the implementation of an Anti-Terror Law?" The post Women’s group defends Benedictine nun vs red-baiting appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 19th, 2020

Trying to grasp the anti-terror bill

Proscription is the process by which the court declares an organization, association, or group of persons as committing, threatening to commit, conspiring to commit, proposing to commit or inciting to commit terrorism, and recruiting terrorists or providing material support to terrorists (Sections 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11and12, Anti-Terrorism Bill); or those organized for purposes of engaging in terrorism......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 19th, 2020

Karapatan urges DOJ to reject Anti-Terror Bill

Human Rights group Karapatan urges the Department of Justice (DOJ) to recommend the veto of the Anti-Terrorism Bill which it is set to review before the president decides on the bill......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJun 18th, 2020

Group: Anti-terror bill to free PH from claws of terrorism

A multi-sectoral group said Thursday enacting the proposed anti-terrorism bill into law will help liberate the people from the threats of violent extremism and radicalism......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 18th, 2020

Rights group asks DOJ to recommend veto of anti-terror bill

In a letter addressed to DOJ Secretary Menardo Guevarra, Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay said the controversial anti-terrorism bill “can potentially further constrict the democratic and civic spaces in the Philippines and can have immense impact on the rights and civil liberties of human rights defenders and citizens.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 16th, 2020

Reds intensifying disinformation on anti-terror bill – Lacson

Fronts of the New People’s Army have intensified their disinformation campaign against the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 even as more communist rebels have surrendered ahead of the expected proscription of the rebel group once the measure is enacted into law, according to Sen. Panfilo Lacson......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2020

No one deserves the power of anti-terror bill– solon

WALA umanong dapat na bigyan ng napakalawak na kapangyarihan ng anti-terror bill. Inilahad ni Magsasaka Rep. Argel Cabatbat ang pagtutol sa panukala at inilahad ang kanyang karanasan noong 2019 ng bansagang terorista ang kanyang partylist group. “Nagulat po ako kasi wala naman kaming kinalaman sa terrorismo – hindi tayo miyembro ng kahit anong terrorist group, […] The post No one deserves the power of anti-terror bill– solon appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2020

Rights group slams rubber stamp House for swift passage of Anti-Terror Bill

Former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno warned lawmakers that they must first answer questions on the people’s freedoms under the controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill, but her warning came in late......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2020

Terror council designates NDFP as terror group

The Anti Terrorism Council has designated the National Democratic Front of the Philippines as a terrorist organization, a resolution dated June 23 read. The post Terror council designates NDFP as terror group appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

LIPI: No place for terrorism in society

Terrorism has no place in any culture and in any society, the group Liga Independencia Pilipinas Inc. (LIPI) said Wednesday, as it continued to support the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020, which is being petitioned against by 37 groups before the Supreme Court......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2021