Today's broad campaign by the government to quash dissent and rule by fear - by, among others, moving to revive the antisubversion
law, expand terrorism laws, bring back the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, put police or military personnel in schools and universities, red-tag activist teachers and organizations - is a sad commentary on not learning from the lessons of history.
513, 518 (1958) (invalidating a tax exemption conditioned on taking an antisubversion
James Tien, chairman of the pro-business Liberal Party, said the newly returned council should examine the antisubversion
legislation with a white paper consultation.
People who organized to oppose the contentious antisubversion
bill were also blamed for ''endangering national security.''
The turnout was seen as a crucial barometer of public sentiment, exactly six months after 500,000 protesters took to the streets denouncing an antisubversion
bill proposed by the Hong Kong government, and backed by Beijing, as a threat to freedom.
Tung has been dogged with calls for his resignation since July 1 when 500,000 people marched in Hong Kong in protest at a draconian antisubversion
law he wants to bring in.
27 Kyodo Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi on Monday expressed hope that the Public Security Examination Commission will act promptly to help curb AUM Shinrikyo's activities by taking advantage of a newly enforced antisubversion
A year ago, on November 30, Berenson, a freelance journalist and human rights activist, was arrested under Peru's sweeping antisubversion
laws; Fujimori branded her a North American terrorist" and member of the Tupac Amaru guerrilla movement.
In Malacanang on Tuesday, Galvez cited the experience of Malaysia, which he claimed had its own antisubversion