Anti-Terror Law’s slippier slope

“Fortunately, the Supreme Court did declare unconstitutional a provision in a Section of the ATA for being overbroad and violative of freedom of expression, in essence agreeing with the proposition that activism is not terrorism” In my last column, I summarized Judge Maldoza-Malagar’s decision on the proscription case against the Communist Party of the Philippines …

A ‘brilliant, correct decision’

“The Court has to answer not only the purpose behind the creation of the CPP-NPA, but whether the acts committed by its members as alleged by the petitioner would qualify as ‘terrorist’ acts.” A few weeks ago, we saw the resolution of the petition seeking the proscription of the Communist Party of the Philippines and …

A ‘brilliant, correct decision’

“The Court has to answer not only the purpose behind the creation of the CPP-NPA, but whether the acts committed by its members as alleged by the petitioner would qualify as ‘terrorist’ acts.” A few weeks ago, we saw the resolution of the petition seeking the proscription of the Communist Party of the Philippines and …