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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: philstar philstarMay 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

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

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:  philstarRelated NewsNov 24th, 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

Council okays Terror IRR; SC sets debate

The Anti-Terrorism Council has approved the draft implementing rules and regulations of the controversial Republic Act 11479 Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 14th, 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

Concerned legislators denounce PCOO USec’s red-tagging spree

Presidential Communications Office Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy defended red tagging progressive organizations during a hearing on anti-terror bill at the House of Representatives. The post Concerned legislators denounce PCOO USec’s red-tagging spree appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 10th, 2020

Badoy defends red-tagging in anti-terror bill hearing

Presidential Communications Office Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy defended red tagging progressive organizations during a hearing on anti-terror bill at the House of Representatives. The post Badoy defends red-tagging in anti-terror bill hearing appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 10th, 2020

Congress resumes session, to rush anti-terror, endo bills

Congress will resume session today with the Senate and the House of Representatives expected to rush the passage of key bills before the two chambers finally adjourn in three weeks......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2019

Du30 resumes anti-US rhetoric

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday shot back at a top American diplomat who asked him to tone down his fiery rhetoric, which he said was causing “growing concern” around the world, telling the visiting envoy that the US should not treat the .....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 25th, 2016

Anti-Terror Council’s ‘undue delegation of power’ questioned

Justice Edgardo Delos Santos questioned the “undue delegation of power” provided to the council, saying that the law is silent on how it will arrive at the conclusion in designating persons or groups as terrorists. The post Anti-Terror Council’s ‘undue delegation of power’ questioned appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Justices zero in on longer detention without warrant under anti-terror law

A provision of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 allowing the detention of suspected terrorists without a warrant came under the scrutiny of Supreme Court justices in the resumption of oral arguments on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

On World Press Freedom Day, Filipino journos press for Frenchie Mae Cumpio’s freedom, junking of Anti-Terror Law

"But even if we mark World Press Freedom Day with many reasons to be fearful, we mark it also with hope, knowing that there are many of us still working each day to gather facts and shine a little light on what is happening in the country and on what isn't." The post On World Press Freedom Day, Filipino journos press for Frenchie Mae Cumpio’s freedom, junking of Anti-Terror Law appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

OSG lawyers wither during interpellation on anti-terror law

Assistant solicitors general tasked to defend the government in the case fumbled during interpellation......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

10 years after his death, Bin Laden still haunts Pakistan

They opted for the former, but the US operation reinforced an already strong anti-American sentiment among a population tired of the heavy financial and human toll paid for the war on terror---and Islamabad's alliance with Washington after the September 11, 2001 attacks......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

No internal rules yet, but DOJ promises terrorist designation can be appealed

As the Anti-Terrorism Council looks into designating 25 personalities as terrorists, the Department of Justice said the body has yet to iron out internal rules for delisting but promised terror tags can be appealed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 26th, 2021

QCPD yet to respond to city notice to explain red-tagging of community pantries

"Our main objective isn't even to discipline them. Our objective is to know the truth. And this thing in Maginhawa is the battle for the soul of the nation, as problems are sprouting all over the country," he also said in a text message on Friday. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 25th, 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