Gov’t Critics in the Philippines May Soon Be Charged As Terrorists

This article originally appeared on VICE US.

The Philippines just approved a bill that many believe will allow the government to intimidate and punish its critics, amid a pandemic that is said to have been widely mishandled by the country’s administration.

On Friday, June 5, after the bill hurdled Congress, the only thing left for the bill to become law was Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's signature. The controversial