Inquirer Opinion / Talk Of The Town

FAQs on the Human Security Act
By Jose Manuel Diokno
Posted date: July 15, 2007

(Editor’s Note: The antiterror law takes effect today, raising fears among
bishops and human rights advocates that authorities would use it to crack
down on political enemies. But Malacañang claims that the law was enacted
to protect the people from terror. To help the public understand the
implications of the law, we are featuring here the frequently asked
questions [FAQs] prepared by a lawyers’ group. The group warns against
abuses that could be committed in the name of the new law.) (more…)