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Media groups decry order to block websites allegedly linked to ‘terror...

The NTC “directed” internet service providers to block websites found to be "affiliated to and are supporting terrorists"

International rights group calls for abolition of Philippines’ anti-terrorism task force

In a statement, Peter Murphy, ICHRP chairperson, said the anti-terrorism task force and the anti-terrorism law “are tools of state terrorism"

Protestant Church group decries court decision to uphold terror law

The NCCP said it is "deeply concerned that the terror law will be instrumental to the continued attacks against human rights and dignity"

Rights groups warn against ‘weaponizing’ of Philippines’ anti-terror law

“The death-dealers will have a heyday weaponizing this law to red tag, harass and even imprison and kill human rights defenders” - TFD

Philippine Supreme Court denies ‘with finality’ appeals against anti-terrorism law

Human rights groups said they hope that "in good time" the law "will be struck down or amended, if not repealed altogether”

Faith-based groups call for scrapping of anti-terrorism law on Human Rights...

The groups lambasted what they described as “draconian laws and programs” of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte

Supreme Court affirms anti-terrorism law, strikes down ‘violative’ provisions

The Supreme Court affirmed the legality of the law but struck out two provisions for being violative of freedom of expression, among others

Philippine Catholic, Protestant bishops express alarm over terrorist tag on NDFP

The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform said the designation “tragically closes the door to a peaceful resolution of the (armed) conflict”

Court acquits 2 accused in Philippines’ first anti-terror law case

The two Aetas were the first to be charged for violating Republic Act 11479 or the country’s Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020

Attacks on Philippine Church leaders threaten country’s religious freedom, says ACN...

The ACN report said the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte has presented several challenges directly related to religious freedom

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