1 week Groups ask SC to proceed with oral arguments vs anti-terror law Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- Advocacy group Bayan and a group of Sangguniang Kabatan urged the Supreme Court to push through with the oral argument on the petitions questioning the legality of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. In a Joint Opposition filed Monday through the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers, petitioners said canceling the oral arguments will be a disservice to public interest in the petitions. To date, there are already a total of 32 petitions against the Anti-Terror Law, by far the highly contentious case currently pending before the Supreme Court. The petitions were filed by various sectors from educators, youth, ... more