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Karapatan urges SC to nullify ‘unconstitutional’ terror bill

In a petition filed through electronic means before the Supreme Court today, July 19, 2020, Karapatan Chairperson Elisa Tita Lubi and Secretary General Cristina Palabay joined other human rights victims and advocates, civil libertarians, and representatives of people’s organizations in assailing the passage of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, calling on the nullification of the recently-signed law, and in appealing before the High Court to declare the law unconstitutional for it “insidiously encroaches upon fundamental and constitutional rights, such arb

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