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Opinion

Philippines' anti-terror law poses a direct threat to democracy

It will be up to the country's next president to decide how to implement it

| Philippines
Indigenous persons known as Lumads join a rally against the anti-terror law in Manila in July 2020: draconian laws will fuel rebellion.   © AP

Criselda Yabes is a journalist based in the Philippines. She is author of "The Battle of Marawi," her 10th book, which was published last year.

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