Latest posts by Mong Palatino from November, 2015
"This hands the police a powerful weapon, allowing it to decide what can and cannot be categorized as hate speech, and is absolutely problematic and dangerous."
The government lifted the ban for 240 publications but 17 titles remain prohibited for being obscene or contrary to public interest.
Military authorities summoned an editor of the Prachatai news website over the infographic, which they deemed "vague and might cause misunderstanding" in Thailand.
The Philippines has an estimated 14 million indigenous peoples. The majority are living in remote villages threatened by destructive mining, development aggression, and militarization.