CONSTITUTIONALITY OF ATA VICTORY FOR LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS

Constitutionality of ATA victory for law-abiding citizens

The Supreme Court (SC) decision that Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) is constitutional, save for two provisions, was a clear and convincing victory for law-abiding and responsible citizens.Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año… Read More

CHR seeks clarification on ‘contentious’ ATA provisions

MANILA – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Sunday said it welcomes the recent Supreme Court (SC) ruling on the  constitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) but expects the high court to clarify its stand on the remaining “contentious” provisions.CHR spokesperson, lawyer Jacqueline… Read More

PH democracy vibrant, ‘work in progress’

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte said democracy in the Philippines is “a work in progress” but took pride in Filipinos being “free.”In his intervention at the United States’ (US) Summit for Democracy convened by US President Joseph “Joe” Biden Jr. on… Read More

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