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Philippine media groups decry order to block websites allegedly linked to...

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

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 Philippine 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"

Philippines’ faith-based groups call for scrapping of anti-terrorism law

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

Philippine Court affirms anti-terror 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 alarmed over terrorist tag on leftist alliance

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

Rights lawyers warn against provisions of Philippines’ anti-terror law’s implementing rules

The lawyers raised concern that provision permits the arrest of suspects without written authorization from the anti-terrorism council

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