National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. assured that the new legislation against terrorism in the country will not stifle dissent and suppress free speech.
The government's new anti-terror law is now in the Office of the Executive Secretary for “final review,” Malacañang said Thursday.
The sheer unpredictability of terrorist attacks is what makes passing the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 an urgent matter, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Monday.
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Sen. Panfilo Lacson says one former member of the high court understood the constitutionality of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
At least one former Supreme Court justice understands the constitutionality of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, Sen. Panfilo Lacson noted Thursday evening.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Friday offered to explain to Vice President Leonor Robredo the constitutionality of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, after Robredo insisted the measure is unconstitutional.
If he sees the need to improve it, Sen. Panfilo Lacson is open to amending the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 should it be passed into law.
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) has recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the Anti-Terrorism bill (ATB) due to provisions that do not confirm with the Constitution.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s legal team is still reviewing the controversial anti-terrorism legislation.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson expects to address on Wednesday, June 24, the criticisms hurled against the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, when he speaks at a webinar.
Contrary to repeated claims the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 was rushed and vaguely worded, the measure had gone through a gauntlet of legal experts, Sen. Panfilo Lacson maintained Friday night.
Why would the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 violate human rights if strong democracies like the United States, Australia and European Union helped shape it?
Administration Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has assured critics of the Duterte administration that freedom of speech will remain once the anti-terror bill is finally signed into law.
Moving to pass the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 is not meant to enable the Duterte administration but to protect Filipinos from the threat of terrorism.
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With the nation vulnerable to security threats, Leyte Rep. Lucy Torres Gomez is standing firmly behind the swift passage of a tougher anti-terrorism law. In a lengthy and passionate defense of the measure on Facebook, Gomez said the…
Sen. Panfilo Lacson points out the bill was patterned after the laws of Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray's country of birth - Australia.
The recommendation of the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the controversial anti-terror bill, which has been transmitted to Malacañang, will have a bearing on President Rodrigo Duterte decision whether to sign or veto the measure, Malacañang…
It looks like it’s the end of the road for now for oppositors of the Congress-approved anti-terrorism bill since it is expected to be sent to Malacañang anytime to President Rodrigo Duterte.
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Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III hit back at critics of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 who warn that the bill will target activists.
Senator Panfilo Lacson said Congress’ passage of the Anti-Terror Bill can no longer be recalled despite the withdrawal of support of some members of the House of Representatives.
House Deputy Minority Floor Leader Carlos Zarate has aired his concern on the reported numerous fake Facebook accounts targeting activists, students of state universities, and members of the media.