NUPL welcomes SC move to hear anti-terror law oral arguments by January 2021

 

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court (SC) announcement that the oral arguments to the Anti-Terrorism Law would be heard starting January 2021 is a welcome development, the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) said on Friday.

NUPL president Edre Olalia said that they are looking toward a transparent discussion on the issue — especially since various groups that do not necessarily share the same exact principles — have filed similar petitions asking for the junking of the Anti-Terrorism Law.

“We are glad that finally the SC has set the (physical) oral arguments and distilled the major issues involved,” Olalia said.

“We look forward to a transparent, dyn…

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