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Freedom House strongly condemns the passage of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, which went into effect on October 3, and urges the government to heed the calls of concerned netizens and repeal several provisions in the bill that could curtail Internet freedom.

 

Two years ago today, in the southern Philippines province of Maguindanao, 100 armed guards overtook a civilian convoy and executed the passengers in what has become known as the Maguindanao massacre.

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Senior Research Analyst for East Asia

Sarah Cook is a senior research analyst for East Asia at Freedom House.

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Freedom House helps LGBTI rights groups in Southeast Asia to push back against the tide of intolerance.

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