Bayan-Negros slams ‘anti-terror bill’

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March 2, 2020
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The Negros chapter of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan), an alliance of progressive worker and peasant groups, slammed the recent passage of Senate Bill 1083, or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. Bayan-Negros spokesperson Ereneo Longinos characterized the bill as “a resurrection of the ‘Human Security Act’ signed by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in 2007.” Longinos claimed …

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Former lawmaker insists there is no ‘coup plot’ in congress

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March 2, 2020
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By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga Amid speculation raised by House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano surrounding an alleged “plot” by Marinduque lone district Rep. Lord Allan Velasco to take over the speakership, former Negros Occidental third district Rep. Alfredo Benitez, who currently serves as Negros Occidental consultant for investment and economic enterprise, denied there is a …

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