Advertisements


Petitioners tell SC: Freezing of missionary group s assets a prelude to terrorism cases

“Under these circumstances, the designation as a terrorist organization of the petitioners is not just a possibility, it is a foregone conclusion unless the Honorable Court declares the ATA as unconstitutional,” the petitioners said......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarNov 19th, 2020

Religious group slams freezing of assets; says move prelude to anti-terror cases

A Manila court has ordered the freezing of the assets of a religious group allegedly supporting a terror group. The Rural Missionaries of the Philippines bank accounts were placed under the asset preservation order (APO) by the Manila Regional Trial Court, over allegations that these are being used to finance activities of the New People’s […] The post Religious group slams freezing of assets; says move prelude to anti-terror cases appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 19th, 2020

SC gags groups vs. terror law or face contempt

Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Tuesday ordered the 37 group of petitioners and their lawyers who are questioning the constitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 to stop discussing the merits of the cases before the media to avoid being cited for contempt of court......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

& lsquo;Terror& rsquo; group& rsquo;s assets frozen on court& rsquo;s order

A Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) has ordered freezing the assets of a progressive religious group for alleged terrorism financing, in what the group says is a test case of charges to be filed under the anti-terrorism law......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 19th, 2020

Freezing assets

The Anti-Money Laundering Council has frozen the assets of officials and members of the communist National Democratic Front and the Abu Sayyaf group......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

Group hits gov’t order freezing the assets of Lumad sanctuary

“For decades now, UCCP-Haran Center has been a known sanctuary for Lumad people in Southern Mindanao, whose communities have repeatedly been terrorized by the Philippine Army and paramilitary groups. The UCCP Haran is simply performing their calling to ‘participate in the establishment of a just and compassionate social order." The post Group hits gov’t order freezing the assets of Lumad sanctuary appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

After freezing P5M Cebu City house, PDEA-7 continues search for drug group members’ assets

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities are looking for more properties and assets of two alleged members of the Parojinog-led drug syndicate, the Kuratong Baleleng, after they froze a P5-million property allegedly owned by the two drug group members in Barangay Guadalupe in Cebu City. Director Wilkins Villanueva, head of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central […] The post After freezing P5M Cebu City house, PDEA-7 continues search for drug group members’ assets appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Grand send-off for petitioners vs Terror Law set January 29

The group asserted that the Anti-Terrorism Act, unless struck down by the high court, will be used to crack down on dissent and limit academic freedom in the country’s colleges and universities. The post Grand send-off for petitioners vs Terror Law set January 29 appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJan 27th, 2021

Ex-Solgen Cadiz, Chel Diokno lead team of lawyers to argue vs anti-terrorism law

Former Solicitor General Jose Anselmo Cadiz leads the group of eight lawyers who will present, on the behalf of the 37 petitioners against the anti-terrorism law, in oral arguments next week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 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

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

Red-tagged bloc seeks TRO vs. terror law

Another group of petitioners on Friday prodded the Supreme Court to seriously consider its plea for the immediate issuance of a temporary restraining order to prevent the government from implementing Republic Act No. 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 31st, 2020

Carpio, Carpio-Morales prod SC: Filipinos chilled to silence by fear of anti-terrorism law

“Their propensity to condemn before they hear (in some cases, no hearing at all) makes designation no more than a witch-hunt,” the petitioners said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 28th, 2020

Petitioners tell SC, OSG: Canceling oral arguments on anti-terrorism law disservice to public interest

“Cancelling the oral arguments will be a disservice to the overwhelming public interest in these cases,” the petitioners stressed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 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

Petitioners from Mindanao want anti-terror law nullified

Individuals and a group from Mindanao who has experienced rights abuses and other forms of harassment are petitioning the Supreme Court to scrap Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2020

Ex-SC justices Antonio Carpio and Conchita Carpio-Morales, UP law profs challenge anti-terrorism law

Retired Supreme Court justices, Antonio Carpio and Conchita Carpio-Morales—also former chief graft-buster—led the 11th group of petitioners asking the tribunal to strike down the much-feared Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020 as unconstitutional......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2020

COVID-19 cases up in Central Luzon provinces

The number of COVID-19 cases in Central Luzon increased in the past week, the OCTA Research Group said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Workers’ group calls for public transport support, not air purifiers

The Alyansa sa mga Mamumuo sa Sugbo-Kilusang Mayo Uno (AMA Sugbo-KMU) on Sunday stressed that air purifiers will not solve the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the province. According to AMA Sugbo-KMU Chairperson Jaime Paglinawan, people clamor for financial assistance, faster distribution of free vaccines, free mass testing, and free treatment for individuals in the […] The post Workers’ group calls for public transport support, not air purifiers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Aklan doctors want stricter quarantine

A group of doctors in Aklan has sought a stricter quarantine classification in the province, citing a spike in COVID-19 cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Transmission of cases rising steadily, OCTA Group warns

Metro Manila could possibly have as much as 2,000 new COVID-19 cases per day by next week, independent researchers tracking the pandemic said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021