Southeast Asia | Duterte's strongman tactics echo past repression

Duterte’s strongman tactics echo past repression

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's critics fear he aims to emulate the suppression that defined former dictator Ferdinand Marcos' harsh rule

February 27, 2017 6:44 PM (UTC+8)
Protestors hold mock hammers with words 'No Hero' in front of a portrait of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos as they denounce his burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes' cemetery) during a protest outside the presidential palace in metro Manila, Philippines November 22, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco - RTSSQLS
Protestors hold mock hammers with words 'No Hero' in front of a portrait of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos as they denounce his burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Heroes' cemetery) during a protest outside the presidential palace in metro Manila, Philippines November 22, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco - RTSSQLS
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