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  1. Opposition sees Arroyo's anti-terror law as way to stifle dissent

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Opponents of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo fear that an anti-terrorism law she is attempting to rush through Congress could be used to stifle attempts to unseat ... over Mrs Arroyo's alleged attempts to rig her re-election, the opposition had promised to back the passage of an anti-terrorism law. Now opposition lawmakers are saying the draft law could ...

  2. Former PM attacks anti-terror laws as tyrannical

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Roger Maynard

    ... Roger Maynard in Sydney A former conservative prime minister has castigated Australia's present conservative government over its tough anti-terrorism legislation, likening the laws ... of misunderstanding the anti-terrorism laws. It is not the first time Australians have raised questions about the perceived loss of human rights as the government tackles the threat of terrorism with new ...

  3. Security chief to inspect anti-terrorism facilities

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn in Beijing Hong Kong's security chief, Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong, who is making an annual duty visit to Beijing, will visit Xinjiang at the weekend to inspect anti-terrorism ... competently host the event. 'I will mainly look at their anti-terrorism facilities. Hosting the WTO ministerial meeting is purely Hong Kong's internal business. I believe Hong Kong police ...

  4. Rush to complete money laundering, anti-terror laws

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the country's anti-money laundering work in the near future. The laws and regulations will include the Criminal Law, a new anti-terrorism law and a number of money laundering regulations for banks, ...

  5. Howard needs to get the anti-terrorism balance right

    Posted Nov 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Australia is heading down the well-trodden path US-allied governments have walked since the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington more than four years ago by drafting tough laws to strengthen anti-terror measures. While concern about a terrorism attack is understandable, its leaders must also do their utmost to try to strike the right balance by paying attention to worries ...

  6. Anti-terror rule targets motorbike passengers

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Thomas Bell

    ... Thomas Bell in Kathmandu The streets of Kathmandu are choked with motorcycles, and the sight of three grown men, or even an entire family, balanced on a single bike is as much part of life in the Nepalese capital as traffic jams or exhaust fumes. But resi ...

  7. Canberra defends tough terror laws

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney Government moves to soothe public fears that regulations mean 'police state' The Australian government yesterday denied claims that tough new anti-terrorist laws would turn the country into a police state, saying they woul ...

  8. Operation a public relations coup for Howard

    Posted Nov 09th 2005, 12:00am by Roger Maynard

    ... Roger Maynard in Sydney Can Australians sleep more easily in their beds in the wake of yesterday's anti-terrorism raids? Certainly, the government will see the arrests as vindicating ... and the level of danger the suspects posed. Meanwhile, Prime Minister John Howard has won a stunning public-relations victory for his controversial anti-terrorism legislation, conveniently on the day ...

  9. 'Defence wall' to fight terrorists

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, involved officials from 14 northern provinces. They are hoping to 'construct an anti-terrorism defence wall', Xinhua reported, in the face of 'new trends and new characteristics' in global terrorism. Top officials from the state anti-terror office also called for heightened awareness in the fight against terrorism. 'Although China has ...

  10. Denmark and Italy fear they may be next

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... anti-terrorism raids, a day after Interior Minister Giuseppe Pisanu called for measures including tougher border controls and the doubling of time police could detain a suspect to 24 hours. ... anti-terrorism measures, such as the compulsory storage of phone and internet-usage records. A counter-terror specialist with the Washington office of the London-based International Institute ...




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