Anti-Terror Law constitutional except for two parts, says SC

Tetch Torres-Tupas - Reporter / @T2TupasINQ 12/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Supreme Court declares as unconstitutional two portions of the feared Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act. In an advisory issued by the Public Information Office (PIO), voting 12-3, the High Court strikes down for…

Calls to junk Anti-terror Law continue a year after ‘Cebu-8’ arrest

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 20 members of militant groups aired their collective call to junk the Anti-Terror Law with a protest rally today, June 5, at the entrance gate of the University of the Philippines-Cebu.…

DOJ releases IRR of anti-terror law

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 10/17/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Saturday released the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, almost three months after the controversial law took effect.…

New Singapore anti-terror law can order media blackout

AP 05/16/2018

SINGAPORE — A new law that gives the police special powers during terrorist attacks, including widely banning journalists and members of the public from reporting on the scene, took effect in Singapore on Wednesday. The law gives…

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