2 weeks AFP assures respect of civil, political rights MB
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) assured the public that it would respect the civil and political rights of the people following the approval of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) for the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). Philippine Armed Forces Spokesperson Maj. Gen. Edgard Arevalo (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) AFP spokesman Maj. Gen. Edgard Arevalo said law-abiding people should not be afraid of the law since the Anti-Terrorism Act is intended for the members of the local and international terrorist groups.Various groups and individuals have challenged the Anti-Terrorism Law before the Supreme Court due to alleged vague provisions that would empower ... more