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Opinion | Hongkongers jailed in the Philippines: what use is democracy when the rule of law is so poor?

The Philippines, despite its democratic institutions, ranks far below Hong Kong and China in the Rule of Law Index. Cases involving Hongkongers in Philippine jails should bring home that democracy is not always the answer.

21 Dec 2018 - 7:51PM
Hongkongers jailed in the Philippines: what use is democracy when the rule of law is so poor?

The Philippines, despite its democratic institutions, ranks far below Hong Kong and China in the Rule of Law Index. Cases involving Hongkongers in Philippine jails should bring home that democracy is not always the answer.

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