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Integrated Bar of the Philippines Makati Chapter


Online Panel Discussion on the ANTI-TERRORISM LAW

June 18, 2020 Thursday / 2:00 P.M. Guest Speaker: Atty. Theodore Te To register click: bit.ly/3hn5Poe ...

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STATEMENT ON SENATE BILL 1083/HOUSE BILL 6875 OR THE ANTI-TERRORISM BILL OF 2020

When the broad and far-reaching letters of the proposed law are as disquieting as they are dangerous to the exercise by every Filipino of their basic freedoms guaranteed under our fundamental law, the people have a right to question such law. The Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Makati Chapter IBP-Makati stands in unity with our people in rejecting the AntiTerrorism Bill of 2020. Under the new Anti-Terrorism Bill, mere suspicion may authorize surveillance of citizens by state agents for a prolonged period; any law enforcement agent or military personnel may detain suspected individuals without a judicial warrant of arrest for a period of up to 24 days upon mere written authorization of the Anti-Terrorism Council ATC – a council created and granted powers that are otherwise reserved by our Constitution to the judiciary; and the interception and recording of private communications are given sanction upon ex parte application by members of the military and police on written authorization of the ATC....

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IBP MAKATI AGAINST DISCRIMINATION

The IBP Makati Chapter condemns the physical assault, harassment and discrimination of our COVID-19 frontliners, healthcare workers and patients. The IBP Makati Chapter is ready to provide free legal assistance to these persons to ensure that their rights are protected and vindicated and that those responsible for such reprehensible acts are brought to justice. For more information please call the following numbers: Mei Oprenario - 09369413164 Arlene Castro - 09773835173 Rosemarie Gagarin - 8330-5477 ...

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