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Ramped-up red-tagging a prelude to crackdown under anti-terror law, Casiño warns

An activist and former lawmaker on Tuesday warned that the red-tagging by security forces is a prelude to a harsher crackdown on critics and groups under the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarNov 24th, 2020

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

Urban poor activist’s death warns danger of anti-terror bill

The death of urban poor activist leader Carlito Badion comes a day after Congress pushed for the Anti-Terror Bill to the plenary on May 30, as progressive lawmakers warned his killing is a prelude to how the bill will target critics and activists......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJun 3rd, 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

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

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:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

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

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

Sino’ng terorista?

Bagong patunay ang pag-aresto sa Bicol at red-tagging sa Cagayan Valley sa panganib ng Anti-Terror Act......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinoyweeklyRelated NewsAug 4th, 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

‘The fight is not over’ | Groups vow to challenge ‘Terror Law’

Despite gaining broad opposition, Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay said President Duterte still signed it into law as "his time is running short and opposition to his fascist rule is growing stronger by the day that he now desperately needs the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 to conduct his all-out crackdown on dissent." The post ‘The fight is not over’ | Groups vow to challenge ‘Terror Law’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 4th, 2020

Anti-terror bill to legalize crackdown in the North

“With the fast-tracking of the bill, graver human rights violations among IPs and farmers are expected, especially for groups who are known for their valiant opposition of destructive projects like Chico River dams back in the ‘70s. For so long, Cordillera has been treated as a resource base for investments and we have been politically… The post Anti-terror bill to legalize crackdown in the North appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 24th, 2020

Is the proliferation of fake Facebook accounts a ‘prelude to a crackdown’?

MANILA, Philippines — Is the sudden proliferation of fake Facebook accounts a prelude to a crackdown once the Anti-Terrorism Bill is enacted into law? House Deputy Minority Leader Carlos Zarate raised this concern on Sunday after it was reported that activists, as well as students and faculty of some universities, found out they had dummy […] The post Is the proliferation of fake Facebook accounts a ‘prelude to a crackdown’? appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

Fake FB accounts iniugnay sa anti-terror bills?

NAGPAHAYAG ng pangamba ang Bayan Muna na baka pasimula ng isasagawang crackdown ang pagsulpot ng mga pekeng Facebook account ng mga aktibista at estudyante sa mga state university. Ayon kay House Deputy Minority leader at Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate lumabas ang mga fake account matapos maisapubliko ang mga kampanya laban sa anti-terror bill […] The post Fake FB accounts iniugnay sa anti-terror bills? appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

Human rights under Duterte so far: Killings, threats and a terror law

Here is a glimpse of what happened in the justice and human rights sector in the past five years under the Duterte administration......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Government eyes more reforms to fast-track telco permits

The government is eyeing more reforms to expedite the release of permits for the telecommunications sector, particularly for poles and cables, the Anti-Red Tape Authority said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2021

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

Court junks anti-terrorism case vs 2 Aeta farmers among first charged under ATA

An Olongapo court has junked the violation of the Anti-Terrorism Act case against Aeta farmers Japer Gurung and Junior Ramos, the first known to have been charged under the much-feared law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

Attacks on lawyers and associated impunity worse with terror law

The Public Interest Law Center condemns and views Calbayog City PNP’s letter to a local court asking for names of lawyers handling cases of alleged members of communist-terrorist groups......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021