Democracy and human rights in the Philippines
May 30, 2019
Bloody Violence Haunts Philippine Sugar Plantations in Negros
By Luke Lischin
A look at the context for conflict surrounding Negros’ all-important sugar industry.
May 14, 2019
Philippine Midterm Elections: A Crucial Referendum on Duterte’s Presidency
By Jim Gomez
The polls will not only shed light on what voters think of his performance thus far, but could also shape how the rest of his single six-year term plays out.
July 12, 2018
Why the Philippines’ New Anti-Terror Law Would Be a Blow to Rights
By Mong Palatino
Critics fear amendments could trample liberties and further enable a descent into dictatorial rule.
April 05, 2018
Does Duterte’s War on the International Criminal Court Really Matter?
By Luke Hunt
A closer look at an issue that has surfaced over the past few weeks.
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