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Duterte pushes the Philippines closer to Marcos-era martial law

Revival of 'red-tagging' has set the country back decades

| Philippines
Students protest in Quezon City on Jan. 19 after the Defense Ministry cancels a longtime pact that hindered police and soldiers from entering the grounds of the University of the Philippines.   © Reuters

Criselda Yabes is a journalist based in the Philippines. She is author of "The Battle of Marawi," her tenth book, which was published in September.

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