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[OPINION] The death of democracy by a thousand cuts

16 January 2021 No CommentEmail This Post Email This Post

The phrase describes an ancient Chinese torture method to kill a person slowly and painfully by ‘a thousand cuts.’ Maria Ressa, founder and CEO of online news site Rappler, alluded to it in reference to the state of Philippine democracy, saying that it is being slowly undermined through violations and curtailments of civil liberties. The…

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