Ferro: There’s no memo forcing LGUs to back anti-terror bill

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is no memorandum issued that will force local government unit (LGU) personnel to support the passing of the Anti-Terrorism bill, contrary to what has been circulating online. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius…

Peaceful Independence Day so far in Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — So far, the commemoration of the country’s 122nd Independence Day in Cebu City is peaceful as only a few and short rallies of those against and for the anti-terrorism bill were staged in different…

20 lawmakers step back from terror bill

DJ Yap - Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/08/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Fifteen members of the House of Representatives had their names stricken out as authors of the controversial terrorism bill while at least five others retracted or corrected their vote amid a groundswell of opposition…

CHR-7 to investigate alleged ‘police brutality’ in arrest of Cebu protesters

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) will be investigating the arrest of seven individuals who were among those who staged a protest-rally against the anti-terrorism bill outside the University of…

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