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Battle Over Anti-Terror Law Opens at the Philippines’ Top Court
February 04, 2021

Battle Over Anti-Terror Law Opens at the Philippines’ Top Court

By Michael Beltran
Critics argued for the repeal of terror law at the Supreme Court in oral arguments starting February 2.

US Bill Aims to End Aid to Philippines Military and Police
September 25, 2020

US Bill Aims to End Aid to Philippines Military and Police

By Nick Aspinwall
The Philippine Human Rights Act would end American security assistance to Manila unless it commits to reforms.
How Duterte’s Anti-Terror Law Unleashed Public Outrage Against His Leadership
July 13, 2020

How Duterte’s Anti-Terror Law Unleashed Public Outrage Against His Leadership

By Mong Palatino
With an ongoing pandemic and economic turmoil, many in the Philippines were enraged that the government prioritized passing an anti-terror law.

Philippine Court Asked to Annul Anti-Terror Law Amid Concerns It Will Target Dissidents
July 10, 2020

Philippine Court Asked to Annul Anti-Terror Law Amid Concerns It Will Target Dissidents

By Nick Aspinwall
The new law has received sharp criticism from rights and legal groups. There’s also skepticism it will achieve its stated goal of countering terrorism in the Philippines.

The Philippines Anti-Terrorism Act: Who Guards the Guardians?
July 06, 2020

The Philippines Anti-Terrorism Act: Who Guards the Guardians?

By Ronald U. Mendoza and Dion L. Romano
The Philippines' terrorism threat is real, and growing. Will the new act change that?

Jeepney Drivers Face Charges Amid Heightened Protest Crackdown in the Philippines
June 12, 2020

Jeepney Drivers Face Charges Amid Heightened Protest Crackdown in the Philippines

By Nick Aspinwall
6 jeepney drivers were arrested last week and subsequently released on bail for protesting lost wages during the coronavirus lockdown.

The Philippines’ Broad Anti-Terrorism Law Takes Aim at Dissent
June 05, 2020

The Philippines’ Broad Anti-Terrorism Law Takes Aim at Dissent

By Nick Aspinwall
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to sign the recently-passed legislation, which will allow authorities to classify dissent as terrorism.
Marawi Siege: Testing the Philippines' Anti-Terror Law
June 02, 2017

Marawi Siege: Testing the Philippines' Anti-Terror Law

By Chester Cabalza
10 years after the law's passage, the violence in Mindanao highlights legal weaknesses.

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