DECLARE ANTI-TERRORISM LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL

DECLARE ANTI-TERRORISM LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL

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YOUTH UNBOUND ST enjoins the Filipino citizens to join the call for the junking of the Anti Terrorism Act of 2020.

These are the CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS VIOLATED BY THE ANTI-TERRORISM LAW

Article 2, Section 11
The State values the dignity of every human person and guarantees full respect for human rights.

Article 3, Section 1
No person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law, nor shall any person be denied the equal protection of the laws.

Article 3, Section 2
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures of whatever nature and for any purpose shall be inviolable, and no search warrant or warrant of arrest shall issue except upon probable cause to be determined personally by the judge after examination under oath or affirmation of the complainant and the witnesses he may produce, and particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized.

Article 3, Section 3
(1) The privacy of communication and correspondence shall be inviolable except upon lawful order of the court, or when public safety or order requires otherwise as prescribed by law.

(2) Any evidence obtained in violation of this or the preceding section shall be inadmissible for any purpose in any proceeding.

Aticle 3, Section 4
No law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech, of expression, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition the government for redress of grievances.

Article 3, Section 8
The right of the people, including those employed in the public and private sectors, to form unions, associations, or societies for purposes not contrary to law shall not be abridged.

Article 3, Section 13
All persons, except those charged with offenses punishable by reclusion perpetua when evidence of guilt is strong, shall, before conviction, be bailable by sufficient sureties, or be released on recognizance as may be provided by law. The right to bail shall not be impaired even when the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus is suspended. Excessive bail shall not be required.

Article 3, Section 18
(1) No person shall be detained solely by reason of his political beliefs and aspirations.

(2) No involuntary servitude in any form shall exist except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.

Article 3, Section 19
(1) Excessive fines shall not be imposed, nor cruel, degrading or inhuman punishment inflicted. Neither shall death penalty be imposed, unless, for compelling reasons involving heinous crimes, the Congress hereafter provides for it. Any death penalty already imposed shall be reduced to reclusion perpetua.

(2) The employment of physical, psychological, or degrading punishment against any prisoner or detainee or the use of substandard or inadequate penal facilities under subhuman conditions shall be dealt with by law.


The Youth UNBOUND Southern Tagalog (Youth Unite in the Battle to Oust the Neoliberal Dictator Southern Tagalog) is a broad alliance of youth organizations, institutions and individuals based in the Southern Tagalog region, which aims to unite the whole region to fight the current fascist regime and oust the neoliberal dictator, Rodrigo Duterte.

Get to know more about our growing alliance by joining us on our orientation every Saturday, 4pm via Zoom. For interested individual volunteers or organizations, register at: bit.ly/UNBOUND_ST

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