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Filipino bishops welcome constitutional challenges to anti-terrorism law

July 20, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The Catholic bishops of the Philippines have redoubled their criticism of a harsh anti-terrorism law, which they see as a tool for the elimination of political dissent. Bishop Pablo Virgilio Davis, the acting president of the bishops’ conference, welcomed challenges to the constitutionality of the law, and asked: “Will the highest level of our judiciary assert its independence, or will they also yield to political pressure?”

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