fix articles 33821, antiterrorism
Police State France (tags)
ANTI TERRORISM ACT IS A LICENSE FOR AND A WEAPON OF STATE TERRORISM (tags)
The Anti-Terrorism Act (Republic Act No. 9372 or the Human Security Act of 2007) is part of the global wave of fascist legislation and state terrorism generated by the so-called global war on terror under the Bush regime of the US government. Aside from being a tool of US imperialism, the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) is a repressive tool of the Arroyo regime for intimidating and suppressing the people’s democratic movement and the broad range of opposition forces.
US lauds ratification of Philippines' anti-terrorism bill (tags)
The US Embassy lauded yesterday the House of Representatives’ ratification of the anti-terrorism bill and the approval of the bicameral conference committee report on the bill. "For us, it is a very good and positive step (for the Philippines). The Philippine law enforcement and judicial authorities should have this kind of tools that are needed to counter terrorism," press attaché Matthew Lussenhop said. He also said the US government was not disappointed with the delay in the passage of the anti-terror measure, pointing out that "we respect Philippine democracy and its legislative consultative process and it takes time."
BTL:Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act Unnecessarily Punishes Innocents & Moderates (tags)
Interview with Josh Ruebner, U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
More anti-terrorism power sought - JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS PATRIOT ACT NOT ENOUGH (tags)
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is seeking to expand its anti-terrorism powers again, adding, among other things, an FBI subpoena power so secret that even a lawsuit challenging it had to be kept under wraps.
"How can indigenous people be considered terrorists on our own homeland?" (tags)
This story starts with planes flying into buildings on the other coast, in another country. It was just over a year ago, and in the heady months that followed, our elected representatives in Ottawa rushed to approve anti-terrorism legislation intended to protect Canada's national security. In recent months, two Vancouver Island activists found themselves on the wrong side of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police unit created to enforce that legislation.
Sen. Russ Feingold: Why I Opposed the Anti-Terrorism Bill (Counterpunch) (tags)
This is the text of remarks delivered on the senate floor by Senator Feingold during the October 25, 2001 debate on the final passage of the Anti-Terrorism Act. Feingold was the lone vote against the bill in the senate.
OMB Watch: Anti-Terrorism Bill Could Impact Nonprofits (tags)
The anti-terrorism bill passed by the House yesterday could threaten nonprofits that advocate for changes in US foreign policy or provide social services to individuals targeted by government investigations, primarily due tp a vague, overbroad defintion of a new crime, "domestic terrorism". Acts of political protest could be covered, and anyone that provides material support or harbors a person designated as a terrorist can be charged with a crime.
Senator Blocks Attempt to Pass Bill (tags)
Call congressional reps and senators now! Call Feingold and urge him not to give in! Read below, and compare Feingold's relatively minor objections and then compare those to the other totalitarian police powers described in www.aclu.org that he is NOT objecting to! The capitol switchboard number is 202.224.3121
U.S. Civil Liberties Endangered After Sept. 11 Terrorist Strike (tags)
Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Michael Ratner, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, who takes a critical look at the Bush administration's proposed anti-terrorism legislation in the context of previous crises that led to the erosion of civil liberties.
Anti-Terrorism Bill- and the creep towards Fascism (tags)
This article was originaly published soon after the WTC and pentagon bombing. Its call for action on the definition of "terrorist" are still relevant