activist. two-term member of philippine house of representatives. southeast asia editor of global voices
Latest posts by Mong Palatino
29 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."
2 October 2015
"The single benefit is to the government and security agencies. They will be able to secretly wiretap, filter, and censor everything that is sent and received by every Internet user."
15 September 2015
21 August 2015
"It is highly unlikely that this move is intended to achieve anything other than the shutting down of criticism."
11 August 2015
28 July 2015
"Our report is based on evidence corroborated by documents that include bank transfers and statements. How can the work we have done be deemed as a political conspiracy?"
30 June 2015
"Everyday my cellmates would eagerly wait for that light to dissipate, knowing that another day has passed, and they’re one day closer to attaining their freedom."
9 May 2015
Some Filipinos in Thailand criticized the deportation: "Offensive, hateful and downright irresponsible as [the remarks] are, they were not criminal."
8 May 2015
"The (government's) draconian measures...legitimize excessive intervention by the state and set a precedent for the diminution of our online space."