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Facebook bans pro-Duterte 'fake news' sites

Philippine government questions neutrality of third-party media gatekeepers

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addresses an event with the Filipino community in Hong Kong on April 12.   © Reuters

MANILA -- Facebook has blocked a number of websites that support Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte but are suspected of spreading fake news, drawing pushback from the administration.

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