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Citing relentless red-tagging and arrests, SC urged to temporarily stop anti-terror law implementation

In another show of unity, petitioners against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 made another push to urge the Supreme Court to temporarily stop the implementation of the reviled law as debates on their pleas continue to run long......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 23rd, 2021

With two detained for anti-terror charge, petitioners press SC to stop implementation of law

With two people now detained over the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, activist group Bayan and more than 40 others on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to nullify the law and stop the government from implementing it......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Citing heightened red-tagging, Makabayan bloc calls on SC to halt anti-terror law implementation

Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc told the Surpeme Court: "Petitioners are now being targeted under the patently unconstitutional Anti-Terrorism Act so they need injunctive relief now.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 30th, 2020

Citing red-tagging, petitioners want Esperon out of anti-terror debates

Citing National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.’s red-tagging done before the open court, petitioners against the anti-terrorism law asked the tribunal to cancel the military officer’s appearance in the oral arguments setting set on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2021

Attack on lawyer prompts new plea vs anti-terror law

The petitioners against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 and their lawyers yesterday filed another plea for the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the law after one of their co-counsels was attacked on March 3......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

SC to wait for OSG comment on anti-terror law

The Supreme Court has decided to wait for the comment of the Office of the Solicitor General before ruling on petitions to stop the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

TRO sought anew vs Anti-Terror Law

The 37 petitioners questioning the implementation of Republic Act 11479 reiterated yesterday their appeal to the Supreme Court to issue an injunction, citing supervening incidents that allegedly demonstrated the chilling effects of the Anti-Terrorism Law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

2 Aetas ask SC: Stop anti-terror law

Two Aeta farmers, the first to be charged with violating the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, are asking the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the contentious law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2021

Red-tagging, prelude to Terror Law implementation – Makabayan bloc

For the Makabayan bloc and other progressive organizations, the recently concluded Senate hearing on red-tagging will be used by state security forces as a justification to declare them as terrorists under the Anti-Terror Law. The post Red-tagging, prelude to Terror Law implementation – Makabayan bloc appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020

Time is of the essence: 23 petitioners urge SC to stop implementation of anti-terrorism law

(Updated) With charges filed and military surveillance carried out under a law assailed in court by 37 groups, 24 of the petitioners against it urged the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

SC asked to hold preliminary conference on anti-terror law pleas remotely

Petitioners represented by the Free Legal Assistance Group urged the Supreme Court to conduct the preliminary conference on the anti-terrorism law case through videoconference, citing COVID-19 risks and the protocol enforced to curb the spread of the virus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 17th, 2020

Creation of anti-overpricing body urged to curb corruption in buying test kits, PPEs

Citing a reported P1.5 billion lost to overpricing, Sen. Risa Hontiveros urged the government to fast-track the establishment of an anti-overpricing board to stop corruption in the procurement of equipment essential to the country's pandemic response. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 13th, 2020

Supreme Court urged: Issue halt order vs anti-terrorism law now

A group of petitioners against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, through the Free Legal Assistance Group, urged the Supreme Court to immediately issue a halt order to stop the implementation of the much-feared law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2020

Government agencies, LGUs urged to enforce anti-piracy policy

The 13-member National Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (NCIPR) is targeting the implementation of the Anti-Counterfeit and Anti-Piracy Policy (ACAPP) in 50 national government agencies and 18 local government units by 2025......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2021

Youth groups file complaint against red-tagging

Youth and student activists filed a complaint on Friday before the Commission on Human Rights and the National Bureau of Investigation, urging them to investigate the intensified red-tagging of their organizations and members amid the implementation of the Philippine terror law. The post Youth groups file complaint against red-tagging appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

Questions for Esperon pile up as SC justices bring up Parlade s red-tagging in anti-terror debates

Questions for National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperson are piling up as Supreme Court justices again brought up Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade’s repeated red-tagging in the ongoing oral arguments on the petitions against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

Truth tagging rhetoric reaches SC as anti-terror law debate resumes

Galandines did not exactly address the question but instead claimed that the government prefers not to use the term red-tagging......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Rights lawyer slams Calida’s red-tagging, calls it ‘a deadly offense’

Human rights lawyer Neri Colmenares assailed Solicitor General Jose Calida for red tagging him and other progressive legislators during the online oral arguments on the Anti-Terror Law, April 27. The post Rights lawyer slams Calida’s red-tagging, calls it ‘a deadly offense’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Cusi joins calls vs red-tagging of community pantry organizers

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi on Thursday expressed support to the sprouting community pantries as he urged the government’s anti-communist task force to leave the organizers alone. In a statement, Cusi said community pantries should even be encouraged to aid the government in easing hunger among the people especially the poor,   “Any initiative to provide food […] The post Cusi joins calls vs red-tagging of community pantry organizers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2021

SC urged to intervene attacks vs counsels, petitioners of anti-terrorism law

Two retired Supreme Court (SC) justices, a former Vice President, and at least 52 petitioners asked the High Court to intervene and take measures to stop the attacks against the petitioners and counsels of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020 or R.A. 11479......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

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