Consti framers, lawmakers, rights defenders to High Court: Stop law that removes your powers

Two framers of the 1987 Constitution, seven lawmakers, eight journalists, and three human rights defenders on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA, Republic Act 11479) that removes several constitutional powers of the high tribunal. ÔÇťOstensibly meant to serve the narrow and specific state policy of fighting terrorism, […]