A protest against the new anti-terrorism law at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPAA protest against the new anti-terrorism law at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA
A protest against the new anti-terrorism law at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA

Criticising China could be ‘terrorism’ under Philippines’ anti-terror law, warn retired Supreme Court justices

  • Retired Supreme Court justices Conchita Carpio-Morales and Antonio Carpio and scholar Jay Batongbacal file petition against Duterte’s Anti-Terrorism Act
  • They say controversial law is so vague it could even be used to censure their criticisms of Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea

Topic |   The Philippines
A protest against the new anti-terrorism law at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPAA protest against the new anti-terrorism law at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA
A protest against the new anti-terrorism law at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA
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