Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has assured that the terrorism designation of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA), will not result to the arrest of its members.
The Supreme Court (SC) is set to hold before the end of the month a preliminary conference on all 37 petitions challenging the constitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Law.
Those challenging the constitutionality of the country’s anti-terror law may do so before the Supreme Court, Malacañang said.
The Anti-Terrorism Act’s implementing rules and regulations (IRR) took into consideration the petitions questioning the law before the Supreme Court (SC), assured Justice Undersecretary Adrian Sugay said on Saturday (Oct. 17).
President Rodrigo Duterte defended the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 (ATA) during his speech at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, saying that terrorism continues to be a major threat despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Former solicitor general Estelito Mendoza does not qualify as amicus curiae and shouldn’t be allowed to participate in the pending petitions before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to void the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020 for being unconstitutional
With a strong anti-terrorism law already passed, there may be no more need to declare martial law over Sulu in the wake of the twin bombings there Monday, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Tuesday.
Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Eufemia Cullamat on Tuesday said the killing of human rights defender Zara Alvarez on Monday night in Bacolod City showed the true color of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday urged the Supreme Court to issue a TRO agains the Anti-Terrorism Act to give itself more time to resolve several petitions against the law.
A coalition of lawyers, journalists and human rights activists led by the Center for International Law (Centerlaw) on Monday (Aug. 10) filed a petition asking the Supreme Court (SC) to declare the Anti-Terrorism Law as unconstitutional.
It is illegal for policemen to confiscate protest materials, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said.
Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Thursday (July 23) that a team will start drafting the implementing rules and regulations of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020.
Solicitor General Jose Calida said on Thursday (July 23) there is no need to wait for the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) to enforce the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020.
Malacañang on Thursday said it welcomes all petitions challenging the constitutionality of the Duterte government’s recently passed Anti-Terrorism Act.
Retired Supreme Court (SC) Justices Antonio Carpio and Conchita Carpio Morales led a group of petitioners in filing before the high tribunal on Wednesday (July 22) the 11th petition seeking to declare as unconstitutional and stop the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020.
A 10th petition has been filed before the Supreme Court (SC) which has been asked to declare as unconstitutional and stop the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.7.20
Solicitor General Jose Calida told the public that it should be fighting the terrorists and not the government.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the Anti-Terrorism Law will become implementable starting this midnight (July 18).
Stick to the facts.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Thursday said President Rodrigo Duterte erred in saying law-abiding citizens must not fear the “Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020” because its targets are the terrorists and communists.
It may no longer be a matter of if but when terrorists will exploit the COVID-19 pandemic to stage their attacks, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Wednesday.
Blogger Raissa Robles actually got the clarification she needed on Section 25 of what is now the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 – but chose to ignore it.
Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Monday welcomed the filing of petitions against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the Supreme Court.