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Another critic squeezed in Duterte’s heavy hand

In a carefully calibrated exercise of vindictive justice, the Philippine government has moved ahead with shutting down Rappler, one of its leading and most credible media critics. In a highly controversial decision, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) perfunctorily revoked the license of the Manila-based online news site, a popular local version of Huffington Post, […]