Senator Panfilo Lacson hastily inserted the new Anti-Terrorism Law’s ‘dangerous’ Section 25 empowering Duterte officials to ‘designate’ anyone a terrorist

MY EXCLUSIVE by Raïssa Robles

The most dangerous section of the Duterte Terror Law, which the President signed today, empowers his cabinet officials to call anybody a “terrorist” and order that person’s arrest without any warrant. That victim can then be detained for up to 14 days. It’s a tool straight out of Ferdinand Marcos’ brutal dictatorship.

That section was inserted stealthily, at the last minute, by Senate defense committee chair Panfilo Lacson. To read the rest, please click on this link.