Tags: Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020

Meet the 4 activists charged with anti-terror law

At least 98 activists, humanitarian and church workers are facing Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 and Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012 charges according to Karapatan. They described these laws as “twin terror laws” that are being used against activists, humanitarian workers and those who serve the welfare of the marginalized.

Activists, church, dev’t workers charged with violation of anti-terrorism law

“At the outset, I must put on record that I am a development worker. I am not hiding in the mountains of the Sierra Madre and I was not, in any way, involved in the alleged encounter between the alleged members of the NPA and the complainants,” her counter affidavit read.

UN expert bats for disbanding of ‘anti-communist’ task force, repeal of Anti-Terrorism Act

“I call on the Philippine government to respect this right and establish a truth reconciliation process to investigate the unlawful killings by the military, hold those accountable for these killings and provide reparations for those who suffered.”