Arroyo approves new anti-terror law 

By Carlos H. Conde
International Herald Tribune
Published: March 6, 2007

MANILA: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo signed an anti-terrorism bill into law on Tuesday, saying that the legislation would bring the Philippines’ campaign against terrorists to a “higher level.”

The law, the Human Security Act of 2007, is expected to bolster U.S.-supported efforts against Abu Sayyaf and Jemaah Islamiyah, a Southeast Asian terror network

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