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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

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

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

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 News1 hr. 58 min. ago

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

Ruling on anti-terror law petitions out this year?

Ruling on anti-terror law petitions out this year?.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

SC to rule on anti-terror law petitions beforeyearend

The Supreme Court is aiming to issue a decision on the 37 petitions contesting the Anti-Terrorism Law before the end of the year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Ruling on anti-terror law petitions out this year

Ruling on anti-terror law petitions out this year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

A year into terror law, ‘meager’ assets of rights defenders frozen

Critics of the anti-terror law have long assailed that it will be used to silence dissent. A year on, progressives said the law has left bank accounts of non-profit organizations and political prisoners frozen on allegations that they are financing or supporting terrorism. The post A year into terror law, ‘meager’ assets of rights defenders frozen appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 7th, 2021

In last submission to SC, petitioners say with anti-terror law, habeas corpus writ won t be issued

Petitioners against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 insisted to the Supreme Court that the contentious law renders the extraordinary remedy writ of habeas corpus suspended for a suspected terrorist held under a section that allows warrantless detention up to 24 days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2021

Swab-Upon-Arrival in Cebu resumes on June 21

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu will continue to implement its Swab-Upon-Arrival rule even after what seemed like another attempt from the national anti-COVID task force to push the province to follow their protocols.  Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday, June 21, confirmed to reporters during a press conference that the Swab-Upon-Arrival policy was not implemented last […] The post Swab-Upon-Arrival in Cebu resumes on June 21 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2021