10 months Martial law a ‘toothless tiger’, Human Security Act answer to terrorism – Lacson MB
By Mario Casayuran Martial law in Mindanao is a “toothless tiger” but the proposed amended Human Security Act is the answer to terrorism as it has razor-like teeth. MB FILE – Senator Panfilo ‘Ping’ Lacson(JOHN JEROME GANZON / MANILA BULLETIN) Senator Panfilo M. Lacon stressed this during and after a public hearing on his anti-terrorism bill attended by top officials of the country’s military, intelligence, judiciary, and law enforcement agencies. Lacson heads the Senate committee on national defense that undertook yesterday’s public hearing. In the past 17th Congress, the declaration of martial law sought by and given to President Duterte to ... more