Continue opposing Anti-Terrorism Act, Robredo urges

Vice President Leni Robredo airs her sentiments on the President’s signing of the anti-terrorism bill into law by urging people to continue voicing their opposition against it

7/4/2020 4:11:00 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo airs her sentiments on the President’s signing of the anti-terrorism bill into law by urging people to continue voicing their opposition against it

Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday aired her sentiments on the President’s signing of the anti-terrorism bill into law by urging people to continue voicing their opposition against it.

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 4) — Robredo said she will support petitions to question the law's constitutionality before the Supreme Court or Congress, given its controversial provisions."Kahit napirmahan natin, patuloy—patuloy iyong pakikiusap, patuloy iyong pagtutulak, patuloy iyong pag

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-push back," she said in an interview the transcript of which was sent to reporters.[Translation: Even if it has already been signed, let us continue the discussion, the efforts to push back.]She cited the statement of leaders from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao who

with the law's vague definition of terrorism."Ito iyong mga taong malawak iyong karanasan sa terorismo, na sana nabigyan ng mas malaking lugar sa lamesa para pakinggan," said Robredo.[Translation: These are the people with an extensive experience in terrorism, who should have been given the opportunity to be heard.]

Robredo added that it was"frustrating" that the law was signed in the middle of a pandemic.The Vice President also noted that although the law has safeguards, these are not enough to protect the people from abuse of the measure.Lawmakers and netizens have been vocal against the law before its passage over provisions such as the creation of an Anti-Terrorism Council which may expand the powers of the Executive; warrantless arrests outside Rule 113 of the Rules of Court, and extended time for warrantless detention for suspected terrorists, among others.

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why vp is affraid this terorest Bill? The Fake VP is worried to thier Allies Terrorist 😂😂😂 Vp lenie bat di niyo tinulungan yung kababayan niyong nag bike lng from manila to bicol .. ? laylayan lenirobredo with all my respect stop criticising the administration instead help our country. Who is the author of this law?

una suportado ni vp leni robredo ang mga terrorist, malaking bagay yan tuloy ang pag recruit student sa UP para gawing guirelya sa bundok, saka para sa kanya para hindi mahirapan kung sino ang nag support saka nag finance sa mga terrorist,para ni vp leni robredo dapat wala batas. Someone is behind the Telescope

Wala namang bago sa sinabi niya. Yan naman ang rason bakit nanjan siya: komontra sa lahat ng hakbang ng pamahalan. I will never be amaze if one day vp leni was being arrest for violating the anti-terror bill. what law ba ang naipasa ni leni?yung sya mismo ang author? beshy presidente naman... My goodness since 2016, you are always voicing your opposition so normal na sa iyo yan 😒

Anu ba yan....terorista ka ba,kung hindi ka naman terorista,baket ka nangangamba,tsk tsk tsk,napapaghalata eh Takot ka leni? Now that the ATB is now a signed law, can this MF government please tell us now how to address the UP Covid projected 90,000 cases, 4,500 deaths at 5%CFR!! We don't have to wait for the ABSCBN franchise, or the Army investigation!!!

Bakit? Terorista lng naman takot sa ATL a?

Robredo: Approval of anti-terror law ‘frustrating’ but can still be questionedMANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo said the constitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 can still be questioned even as she admitted that its approval was CMarquezINQ SCPIOChief busy sa lecture kaysa ubusin ang case dockets. CMarquezINQ mdm lenirobredo bakit po frustrating? CMarquezINQ You can challenge it the way you want it. That is proof that democracy in the Philippines is alive and kicking.

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‘Very timely, historic’: Senators laud passage of anti-terror bill despite ‘pressures’MANILA, Philippines — Several senators on Friday lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for signing the Anti-Terrorism Act despite “the pressure coming from different directions” against the passage Itong dalawang Selfish nato..ipag dasal ko talaga na yang kapamilya nyo ang maging biktima ng Anti Terror Bill na yan para malaman nyo ang epekto sa bill na ginawa nyo!!!! Balang araw gigisahin kayo ng sarili nyong mantika! VetoTerrorBill JunkTerrorBill hindi na dapat manalo ulit itong dalawang gunggong na ito... This will be in your hands mga Sir kasama na sampu ng inyong mga pamilya, isipin nyo galing sa 😈 Ang pinapakain nyo at pinanggalingan Ng kayamanan nyo. Mga Sir/Madam magkakababayan po Tayo. 😷🇵🇭👎😢

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