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Rody rechecks anti-terror bill before signing it

Despite mounting public opposition to the anti-terror bill, President Rodrigo Duterte is inclined to sign it into law, a Palace official said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardJun 16th, 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

Abellanosa on signing of ATB into law: It could have been imporoved

CEBU CITY, Philippines– Cebu City 2nd District Representative Rodrigo ‘Bebot’ Abellanosa said he believed that the anti-terror bill could have been improved if only there was more than two days given to the House of Representatives to deliberate about the law. Today, July 3, 2020, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the bill into law despite the […] The post Abellanosa on signing of ATB into law: It could have been imporoved appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2020

UNHRC chief to Du30: Don t sign terror bill

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday called on President Rodrigo Duterte to refrain from signing the anti-terror bill, citing what she called its potential "chilling effect" on humanitarian and human rights work......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 30th, 2020

TFBM chief supports clamor for approval of Anti-Terror Bill

QUEZON CITY - Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) Chairman Eduardo Del Rosario has thrown his full support to the signing of the Anti-Terrorism Bill into law - citing how terrorists have been dragging.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2020

Rody to still study Anti-Terror bill — Palace

Malacanang on Monday said that they expect the Anti-Terror bill to be presented to President Rodrigo Duterte sometime this week, saying that the President is still waiting for all the inputs of concerned government agencies. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said that the President has 30 days to study the bill before making any decision on […] The post Rody to still study Anti-Terror bill — Palace appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2020

Terrified by Anti-Terror bill

Unless he has a change of heart, in a matter of days, President Duterte will be signing into law the Anti-Terrorism bill – but, waiting in the wings is a multitude of opponents ready to bring the law to the high court to decide on its constitutional provisions......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 18th, 2020

Anti-terror bill threatens hard won freedoms – bishop

Members of the religious community are among those who have opposed and joined the growing clamor to stop the signing into law the controversial anti-terror bill, saying this will threaten the people’s “hard won freedoms.” The post Anti-terror bill threatens hard won freedoms – bishop appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 15th, 2020

Anti-terror bill endorsed for signing amid rallies

The Anti-Terror Bill of 2020 will pass the constitutional test once it is brought to the Supreme Court, chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2020

Malacañang confident Trump won’t cut security aid over anti-terror law

"The chances of this proposed measure turning into law are very small. So let's just let it be. That is the personal opinion of Congresswoman Wild," Roque said in Filipino, referring to a US bill seeking to cut American funding to Philippine military and police until they makes certain reforms......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

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

CBCP hits anti-terror law, calls for prayers

MANILA, Philippines — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is calling for prayers amid the recent signing of the highly controversial Anti-Terror Act of 2020, saying the return of warrantless detention is reminiscent of the arrest, search and seizure orders during martial law. In a pastoral letter and call to prayer signed on […] The post CBCP hits anti-terror law, calls for prayers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2020

& lsquo;Peaceful nights& rsquo; as anti-terror law takes effect Sat.

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año has raised the flag for what he calls more peaceful nights for 110 million Filipinos following the signing into law of the anti-terror law, criticized by rights groups and militants, which takes effect on Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 15th, 2020

Fifth petition alleging violations on bill passage vs anti-terror law filed

In a first, the Senate and House of Representatives were impleaded in a petition against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, due to their alleged violation of the Constitution mandate in passing a bill......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2020

Jolo

Last Friday, the President finally signed into law the controversial anti-terror bill (now R.A. 11479), surprising no one. This after all was a bill he had certified as urgent to Congress, dovetailing with his consistent televised warnings against terrorist threats even at the height of the lockdown......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 7th, 2020

Heart may inamin kay Chiz tungkol sa pagboto: I was totally lost…

  MARAMING naaliw at kinilig sa muling pagsasama ng mag-asawang Heart Evangelista at Sorsogon Gov. Chiz Escudero sa isang YouTube vlog. Sa nasabing episode na may titulong “Adulting with Chiz,” maraming napag-usapan ang dalawa, mula sa isyu ng pamilya na napunta sa kontrobersyal na pagsasabatas ng anti-terror bill hanggang sa usaping-politika. Isa sa mga natalakay […] The post Heart may inamin kay Chiz tungkol sa pagboto: I was totally lost… appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2020

John Lloyd nag-ala-Charlie Chaplin: Ayokong maging diktador…o manakop ng kahit sino

  “IKINALULUNGKOT ko, pero ayoko maging diktador. Hindi iyan ang gusto ko.” Ito ang mga katagang binitiwan ni John Lloyd Cruz sa isang video na inilabas sa social media matapos pirmahan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang pagsasabatas ng Anti-Terror Bill. Nagmula ito sa 1941 American movie na “The Great Dictator” under British actor-filmmaker Charlie Chaplin […] The post John Lloyd nag-ala-Charlie Chaplin: Ayokong maging diktador…o manakop ng kahit sino appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2020

Losing confidence in the UN…WHO, UNCHR

Last week, just six days before it would have lapsed into a law, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte signed the Anti-Terror Bill and only the anti-Duterte trolls attacked him in the social media….....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2020

Palace defends, critics slam new Terror Law

They followed the same line. Only terrorists should fear or feel threatened by President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent signing of the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque echoed the remark of National Security Adviser (NSA) Hermogenes Esperon on Monday, but it sent various groups to question the new law before the Supreme Court. […] The post Palace defends, critics slam new Terror Law appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 6th, 2020

Groups protest signing of ‘Terror Law’

“The Anti-Terror Act of 2020 tramples on our basic human rights and it is unconstitutional. It does not provide us safeguards and protection from terrorism. If anything, it is the very tool that creates all-out terror among the people.” The post Groups protest signing of ‘Terror Law’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 5th, 2020

Pres. Duterte signs Anti-Terror Bill into law

CALOOCAN CITY, July 4 (PIA) -- Strengthening the Philippines' fight against terror groups, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Friday signed into law the Anti-Terrorism Bill of 2020, his spokesperson.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 4th, 2020