[Statement] Laban ng Masa Says Implementing Rules and Regulations Make Anti-Terrorism Law Harsher

#HumanRights #ScrapTerrorLaw Laban ng Masa Says Implementing Rules and Regulations Make Anti-Terrorism Law Harsher The recently released Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Anti-Terrorism Law (ATL) do nothing to assuage the fear of Filipinos that the law poses a grave threat to their fundamental rights. Laban ng Masa has come to this conclusion guided…

[Press Release] On the 48th Anniversary of Martial Law: Women’s Groups Submit 33rd Petition vs. ATL

On the 48th Anniversary of Martial Law: Women’s Groups Submit 33rd Petition vs. ATL Manila— Coinciding with the 48th Anniversary of Martial Law, women’s organizations filed the 33rd petition against the Anti-Terror Law in the Supreme Court this afternoon. The petition gathered more than twenty-seven women petitioners cutting across all sectors of society including feminist…

[Press Release] Anti-torture advocates, women and child rights groups among new petitioners vs. Anti-Terror law filed at SC -UATC

Press release September 11, 2020 Anti-torture advocates, women and child rights groups among new petitioners vs. Anti-Terror law filed at SC Anti-torture advocates, women and child rights groups, torture survivors, families of involuntary disappearances and forensic expert filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday, 11 September, to declare the Republic Act (RA)…

[Statement] Isakatuparan ang karapatan ng mga mamamayan at kamtin ang makatarungan at mapayapang lipunan! -AMKP

Isakatuparan ang karapatan ng mga mamamayan at kamtin ang makatarungan at mapayapang lipunan! Pakikiisa sa paggunita ng araw na ito (Agosto 21, 2020) – ang pagpaslang sa dating Senador Ninoy Aquino II (1983) na kilalang pigura ng oposisyon, masugid na kritiko ng diktaduryang rehimen at nagsasalita laban sa karahasan ng diktadurya at panunupil sa karapatang…

[From the web] Anti-Terrorism Act cannot win against terrorism! Fight for A Democratic, Ecological and Peoples’-Centred Philippines! -MindanaOne

Anti-Terrorism Act cannot win against terrorism! Fight for A Democratic, Ecological and Peoples’-Centred Philippines! It was either to let it lapse into law or sign. Duterte preferred to sign it last 3 July 2020. To veto is not his option. The passage of the ATA or Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 (Republic Act 11479) and signing…

[Statement] Indigenous Women Speak out: Anti-Terrorism Act is a direct threat to us as rights defenders -LILAK

Indigenous Women Speak out: Anti-Terrorism Act is a direct threat to us as rights defenders 7 August 2020 Indigenous women speak out and stood up against the Anti-Terror Act. They filed a petition before the Supreme Court questioning the constitutionality of Republic Act 11479. Surmounting the challenges and difficulties of fulfilling technical legal requirements, Teresa…

[Event] Mañanita ng mga Aktibista, hindi Terorista! -iDEFEND and PAHRA

12 June 8am Mañanita ng mga Aktibista, hindi Terorista! Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address, and contact number. All submissions are republished and redistributed in the same way that it was originally published online and sent to us. We may edit submission in a way that does not alter…

[Video] Kalipunan-Nagkaisa Online Protest-Forum on the Terror Bill

Kalipunan-Nagkaisa Online Protest-Forum on the Terror Bill Main Speaker: Atty. Chel Diokno Reactors: Sen. Risa Hontiveros Cong. Edcel Lagman Cong. Carlos Zarate Atty. Sonny Matula Open Forum Bayan Ko Community Singing with placards “Junk the Terror Bill” Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address, and contact number. All submissions are…

[Event] Workers Ride to Rise as One Motorcade -BMP

Sa Hunyo 12 Araw ng Kalayaan sama-sama tayong kumilos para ipagtanggol ang Kalayaan at Demokrasya! Labanan ang Awtoritaryanismo ng Rehimeng Duterte na nais protektahan ang tubo ng mga kapitalista kaysa sa Kapakanan, Kabuhayan, at Kaligtasan ng Masang Manggagawa! Isigaw at ikalat ang ating mga panagawan: Ibasura ang Terror Bill! Ipatupad ang Mass Testing! Ituloy ang…

[Statement] Anti-Terror law will make “torture” a new normal -UATC

Anti-Terror law will make “torture” a new normal We, the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC), the broadest network of civil society organizations and individuals working for the prevention of torture in the Philippines, vehemently condemn the treacherous imminent approval of the new Anti-Terror Law that may institutionalize the use of torture and ill-treatment in the…

[Statement] The Center for International Law (CenterLaw) expresses its vehement opposition to the Anti-Terror Bill

The Center for International Law (CenterLaw) expresses its vehement opposition to the Anti-Terror Bill (House Bill No. 6875 and Senate Bill No. 1083). The hasty enactment of the bill reveals the present government’s completely wrong priorities amidst a global pandemic, and its excessive inclination to repress civil and political freedoms. The proposed law is plainly…

[Statement] EcoWaste Coalition Adds Its Voice to the Chorus Calling on PRRD to Veto Anti-Terrorism Bill

EcoWaste Coalition Adds Its Voice to the Chorus Calling on PRRD to Veto Anti-Terrorism Bill (President urged to bin divisive and distracting legislative measure) 11June 2020 The EcoWaste Coalition, an independent and non-profit network of public interest groups dedicated to the pursuit of a zero waste and toxics-free society, roundly opposes the anti-terrorism bill that…

[Statement] The Anti-Terror bill is Terrorism -IID

The Anti-Terror bill is Terrorism Statement on the Proposed “Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020” Yesterday 3 June, the House of Representatives of the Philippines passed the “Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020” in the third and final reading, repealing the earlier “Human Security Act of 2007”. The proposed anti-terrorism law allows for, among others, lengthened period of warrantless…