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District representatives asked to declare no vote during the election CODAL wishes to correct members of the Senate who contend that their version of the anti-terrorism bill is watered down. In this instance, the authors of the House version could not outdo Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile in crafting a bill intended to terrorize legitimate dissenters.…

The senators who voted for the anti-terrorism bill have nothing to say against the constitutional anomaly that while the measure gives the chief executive and the military vast authoritarian powers it is silent on Congress’ lack of power as a “check and balance mechanism” to executive abuse. BY BOBBY TUAZON Bulatlat Members of Congress, pro-administration…

The family of Sofronio “Tatay Poloy” Enoc, the peasant leader who was killed among five others in a massacre on April 15, 2002, in Pangyan, Marilog District, is still hopeful that justice will finally come. By Marilou M. Aguirre davaotoday.com Posted by Bulatlat.com DAVAO CITY — Unmindful of her condition, Sofronita Enoc-Ingay, eight-month pregnant with…