2 months Karapatan assails gov’t on possible return of anti-subversion law MB
By Chito Chavez Human rights group Karapatan stressed on Wednesday that the “comeback of anti-subversion law, anti-terror law amendments adds to the Duterte government’s arsenal of repressive laws’’. Karapatan (MANILA BULLETIN) Karapatan vice-chairman Reylan Vergara insisted the restoration of the Anti-Subversion law will merely add to the government’s weapon of oppressive laws. He noted that this will also add another “moniker to the Duterte government’s many labels against critics and activists’’. “From destabilizers, demons, enemies of the State, terrorists, here now comes the newest recycled label: subversives. All these serve the same goal – to legitimize repression and box critics ... more