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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: philstar philstarNov 18th, 2020

Attack on lawyer prompts new plea vs anti-terror law

The petitioners against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 and their lawyers yesterday filed another plea for the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the law after one of their co-counsels was attacked on March 3......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 9th, 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

SC to wait for OSG comment on anti-terror law

The Supreme Court has decided to wait for the comment of the Office of the Solicitor General before ruling on petitions to stop the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

After attack on petitioners counsel, SC again asked: Stop implementation of anti-terrorism law

“The issuance of a TRO on the enforcement of the ATA pending the final adjudication of the 37 petitions could help address the worsening situation,” counsels on Anti-Terrorism law pleas said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

TRO sought anew vs Anti-Terror Law

The 37 petitioners questioning the implementation of Republic Act 11479 reiterated yesterday their appeal to the Supreme Court to issue an injunction, citing supervening incidents that allegedly demonstrated the chilling effects of the Anti-Terrorism Law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

SC gags groups vs. terror law or face contempt

Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Tuesday ordered the 37 group of petitioners and their lawyers who are questioning the constitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 to stop discussing the merits of the cases before the media to avoid being cited for contempt of court......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

2 Aetas ask SC: Stop anti-terror law

Two Aeta farmers, the first to be charged with violating the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, are asking the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the contentious law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2021

Petitioners to SC: Stop Terror Law

"...[t]here is a compelling necessity and urgency to prevent, running up to almost two (2) months before the oral arguments, any further implementation of the provisions of the assailed law as they impact on the lives, liberties and security of the petitioners and the public at large.” The post Petitioners to SC: Stop Terror Law appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

Time is of the essence: 23 petitioners urge SC to stop implementation of anti-terrorism law

(Updated) With charges filed and military surveillance carried out under a law assailed in court by 37 groups, 24 of the petitioners against it urged the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 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

Supreme Court urged: Issue halt order vs anti-terrorism law now

A group of petitioners against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, through the Free Legal Assistance Group, urged the Supreme Court to immediately issue a halt order to stop the implementation of the much-feared law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2020

Detained Higaonon leader among petitioners vs Anti-Terror Law

One of the petitioners to the Supreme Court to declare the Anti-Terrorism Act is a lumad leader in Bukidnon who is detained and facing trumped-up charges and was previously charged with committing “acts of terrorism” under the Human Security Act......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsAug 12th, 2020

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

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

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

SC urged to intervene attacks vs counsels, petitioners of anti-terrorism law

Two retired Supreme Court (SC) justices, a former Vice President, and at least 52 petitioners asked the High Court to intervene and take measures to stop the attacks against the petitioners and counsels of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020 or R.A. 11479......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

SC urged to halt Terror Law as petitioners become victims of slay try, fabricated charges

“We call on the SC, as the constitutionally appointed guardian of civil liberties and protector of the legal profession, to take immediate measures to stop these attacks." The post SC urged to halt Terror Law as petitioners become victims of slay try, fabricated charges appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Good policing, intelligence work enough to fight terrorism – petitioners

“Even if you pass 10 more anti-terror laws, nothing will happen [without good policing and intelligence work].” The post Good policing, intelligence work enough to fight terrorism – petitioners appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Anti-terror law petitioner arrested

For the first time, a petitioner against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 was arrested at a lumad school in Cebu last Monday, raising fears among petitioners that they are “seriously threatened” and that this has created a “chilling effect.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2021

Justices grill petitioners on defining terror

Two magistrates of the Supreme Court on Tuesday cast doubts on the assertions of the petitioners that the definition of terrorism under Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 is vague and thus violative of the people’s constitutional rights, such as freedom of speech and expression......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021