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US Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, 49 US Legislators call to rescind Anti-Terror Law

U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), a Senior Chief Deputy Whip in the U.S. House of Representatives, urged the Philippine government under President Rodrigo Duterte to rescind the newly-signed Anti-Terror Law......»»

Category: newsSource: samarnews samarnewsOct 15th, 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

27th petition filed vs Anti-Terror Law

Sangguniang Kabataan officials from various parts of the country yesterday joined the call for the Supreme Court to declare null and void the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 or ATA......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 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

Ateneo, La Salle leaders renew call to junk anti-terror bill

The heads of some of the biggest Catholic educational institutions in the country issued another joint statement Friday, reiterating their strong opposition to the proposed anti-terrorism legislation......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2020

CLB: Anti-Terror Bill creates ‘climate of fear, paranoia’

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another progressive group has joined the call against the passage of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill, which now awaits President Duterte’s signature, calling the proposed law “patently unconstitutional and repressive of the participation rights of children.” While the ATB, which was passed in the Senate and the Lower House, is aimed at […] The post CLB: Anti-Terror Bill creates ‘climate of fear, paranoia’ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2020

Cebu court orders release of 8 activists

NUPL-Cebu said the arrest of the Cebu 8 bolsters the call for the junking of the anti-terror bill. The post Cebu court orders release of 8 activists appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 8th, 2020

Cops break into UP Cebu grounds, arrest 7 protesters

Hundreds of students and activists held a protest inside UP-Cebu grounds to call for the junking of Anti-Terror Bill but policemen forcibly entered the campus and arrested seven protesters. The post Cops break into UP Cebu grounds, arrest 7 protesters appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 5th, 2020

Groups urge Congress to uphold democracy

By REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA – Progressive organizations held protest actions in front of House of Representatives calling on legislators to uphold democracy, March 10. The Lower House held hearings on anti-terror bill, proposed mandatory military training for high school and college students, and bills on the renewal of ABS-CBN franchise. Bagong Alyansang Makabayan maintained… The post Groups urge Congress to uphold democracy appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 12th, 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

Groups urge Congress to uphold of democracy

By REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA – Progressive organizations held protest actions in front of House of Representatives calling on legislators to uphold democracy, March 10. The Lower House held hearings on anti-terror bill, proposed mandatory military training for high school and college students, and bills on the renewal of ABS-CBN franchise. Bagong Alyansang Makabayan maintained… The post Groups urge Congress to uphold of democracy appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 10th, 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

High court sets Jan. 19 hearing on terror law

The Supreme Court will hold on January 19, 2021 oral arguments on the 37 petitions challenging the constitutionality of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

& 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

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

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

IBP welcomes scheduling of oral arguments on anti-terror act petitions

IBP welcomes scheduling of oral arguments on anti-terror act petitions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsNov 12th, 2020

SC sets preliminary conference on anti-terror law pleas, no date yet for debates

The Supreme Court has set the 37 petitions challenging the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 for preliminary conference on November 26, its Public Information Office said Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

More terror from anti-terrorism law s IRR

Screengrab from News5Everywhere's Youtube account.WITH 37 PETITIONS filed before the Supreme Court questioning its constitutionality, the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA)has become one of the most c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

Karapatan hits regulation of social media under terror law, continuing online attacks vs. public and rights defenders

Instead of using the draconian Anti-Terrorism Act to “regulate” social media, Karapatan strongly retorted that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) should “instead regulate and police the social media platforms of their own ranks......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020