With the newly released implementing rules and regulations for the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, law enforcers should have no room for “misinterpretation” of the measure, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
Nana Isirani (a.k.a. Rezky Fantasya Rullie or Cici), the suspected Indonesian suicide bomber who was arrested in Sulu over the weekend, may be a potential test case for the new Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, particularly its provision penalizing “inchoate offenses,” Sen. Panfilo Lacson said.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s defense of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the United Nations General Assembly carries much significance as it was made before international leaders who are also dealing with terrorism.
Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has urged the public to closely watch those who will abuse the powers given by laws including that of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
A group of Muslims led by Hataman files petition A group of Muslims led by House Deputy Speaker Mujiv Hataman has asked the Supreme Court (SC) to have the Republic Act 11479, the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, declared “null and void” for being unconstitutional.
Muntinlupa Rep. Ruffy Biazon on Tuesday said the new Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay was incorrect in stating that the government could use the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 to regulate social media.
Bayan Muna party-list Representatives Ferdinand Gaite and Eufemia Cullamat on Tuesday slammed the new Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay for stating that the government could use the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 to regulate social media.
An all-senator caucus this coming Monday is expected to resolve the issue of death penalty bills presently pending in the Senate, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) president Edre Olalia on Saturday (July 18) urged the Filipinos to be vigilant against abuses in the implementation of Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 now that the law has taken effect.
Big yes to vigilance, but still a big no to disinformation.
Malacañang on Thursday called out the United States for interfering with the country’s domestic affairs after at least 45 American lawmakers urged the Philippine government to immediately repeal the recently-signed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
For the nth time, it was a non-lawyer schooling an eminent former Supreme Court justice on the newly signed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s “declaration” of the Communist Party of the Philippines and New People’s Army as terrorists can be considered just an opinion, not a legally binding policy, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Law-abiding citizens of the country should not fear the newly signed anti-terrorism law, President Rodrigo Duterte said.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson is not quite thrilled over the slow pace of rehabilitation work in Marawi City, three years after it was attacked by Maute-ISIS terrorists.
Not much more can be done about critics of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 who rail against it without reading it in the first place, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
Foreign governments will still have a limited role in going after terrorists in the Philippines, even with the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.
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 Thursday thanked governors for expressing their support for the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, even as he reminded them of their duty to keep up their guard for the safety of their constituents.
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.
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.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday encouraged healthy discussions on the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, but so long as these are not based on fake news.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has poked fun at critics of the Congress-approved anti-terrorism bill for suddenly shifting its attention towards the potential lapses on its upcoming implementation.