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SC wraps up anti-terrorism debates: No halt order, but with order for petitioner to explain tweets

The Supreme Court on Monday wrapped up the oral arguments on the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 without issuing a temporary restraining order on the law facing 37 petitions, but with an order to explain to a petitioner to explain his tweets commenting on the proceedings......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 17th, 2021

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

SC orders government: Answer legal challenges vs anti-terrorism law

The four petitions, filed by lawmakers and law experts, also asked for the issuance of a temporary halt order against the implementation of the law which would take effect, according to the Malacañang, on July 18......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2020

SC ends interpellation on ATA

The Supreme Court (SC) ended the interpellation of petitioners assailing the constitutionality of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) on the fourth day of oral arguments on the case on Monday. Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta decided to wrap up the oral argument and interpellation of the petitioners in order to hear the legal […] The post SC ends interpellation on ATA appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Terror law plays out as SC conducts hearings

Taking advantage of the absence of a temporary restraining order or equivalent issuance by the Supreme Court, as prayed for in the 37 petitions questioning the constitutionality of the highly controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, this law’s most rabid advocate is brazenly accusing and threatening all those who oppose or criticize it......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2021

Oral arguments on anti-terrorism law to proceed on February 2

SC in a January 19 order, made public only on Friday, denied Calida’s motion and instead ordered that the oral arguments proceed on February 2......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2021

& 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

Red-tagged bloc seeks TRO vs. terror law

Another group of petitioners on Friday prodded the Supreme Court to seriously consider its plea for the immediate issuance of a temporary restraining order to prevent the government from implementing Republic Act No. 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 31st, 2020

Is the government weaponizing the law?

The sudden cease-and-desist order stopping the broadcast of ABS-CBN, followed by the disapproval at the committee level of the pending bills to renew the ABS CBN franchise, the conviction of Maria Ressa for libel, and the quick signing into law of the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) despite loud protests citing violation of the constitution and the fact that these have overtaken the urgency of COVID-19 related legislation, have raised the big question: Is the government weaponizing the law?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 17th, 2020

Acceptable and contentious facets of Anti-Terrorism Law

Despite ten petitions for a temporary restraining order on the newly signed Anti-Terrorism Law, the Supreme Court ruled not to grant the request......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2020

Legazpi City POC supports anti-terrorism bill

LEGAZPI CITY, June 18 (PIA) - The Legazpi City Peace and Order Council (CPOC) has expressed support for the anti-terrorism bill, with some proposed amendments to be submitted to the Office of the P.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2020

Cloned accounts hiniling na imbestigahan ng FB

NANAWAGAN ang isang solon sa Facebook na magsagawa ng imbestigasyon upang matukoy ang mga tao na gumagawa ng mga fake accounts na naglabasan umano matapos maaprubahan ang anti terrorism bill. “I call on Facebook to conduct thorough investigation on this incident, and to immediately inform the public about their findings in order to de-escalate the […] The post Cloned accounts hiniling na imbestigahan ng FB appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2020

House Panels Approve Anti-Terror Bill

Two committees at the House of Representatives on Friday approved a measure providing more teeth to the law against terrorism and effectively repealing the Human Security Act of 2007. The House Committee on Public Order and Safety and Committee on National Defense and Security, chaired by Masbate Rep. Narciso Bravo Jr. and Iloilo Rep. Raul […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Duterte to certify as urgent anti-terrorism bill

President Rodrigo Duterte will certify as urgent the bill that would strengthen the anti-terrorism law so that the House of Representatives can approve the measure next week before Congress adjourns sine die. On Friday, the House Committee on Public Order and Safety and the Committee on National Defense in a joint hearing adopted the Senate’s […] The post Duterte to certify as urgent anti-terrorism bill appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Father, accused of raping his daughter, arrested in Balamban

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 47-year-old father accused of raping his 18-year-old daughter in 2018 is already waiting for the commitment order from the court after he was arrested by the operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Group-Visayas Field Unit (AKG-VFU-7)  on Thursday, June 10, in Barangay Cansomoroy in Balamban town in western Cebu. Police Lieutenant Zosimo […] The post Father, accused of raping his daughter, arrested in Balamban appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Show cause order issued to Cebu City bar for violating social distancing rules

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) of Cebu City has issued a show-cause order to the management of a bar in Barangay Kasambagan this city, asking them to explain the reported disregard of health protocols last Saturday, June 5. Police Major Renz Talosig, Mabolo Police Station chief, said this as […] The post Show cause order issued to Cebu City bar for violating social distancing rules appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Belmonte orders councilor: Explain protocol breach

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte yesterday issued a show-cause order to Councilor Franz Pumaren for alleged violation of health protocols during his food distribution activity, attended by thousands, in Barangay Old Balara on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

ARTA lauds order creating trade facilitation committee

The Anti-Red Tape Authority has lauded the issuance of an executive order for the creation of a trade facilitation committee as this strengthens ongoing streamlining efforts to improve customs procedures......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 24th, 2021

Cheat sheet: Key issues raised at SC oral arguments on anti-terrorism law

Here is a rundown of some of the key arguments in the anti-terrorism law debates......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 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

Lawyers: Terrorist designation gives petitioner legal standing to question ATA

The Anti-Terrorism Council’s designation of peace consultant Rey Claro Casmabre as a terrorist has strengthened parties’ case against the Anti-Terrorism Act at the Supreme Court, lawyers said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2021