Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Photo: AP

How to catch a mutineer: the Philippine senator spooking Duterte

Antonio Trillanes IV led a failed military siege on former leader Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in 2003. Now a vocal critic of the firebrand president, he may find himself back behind bars sooner rather than later

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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Photo: AP
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Raissa Robles

Raissa Robles

Raissa Robles has written for the SCMP since 1996. A freelance journalist specialising in politics, international relations, business and Muslim rebellion, she has contributed to Reuters, the Economist Intelligence Unit, Daily Mail, Times of London, Radio Netherlands and Asiaweek. She runs the award-winning investigative and opinion blog, raissarobles.com. Her book, Marcos Martial Law: Never Again, a brief history of the dictatorship won the 2017 National Book Awards for Non-Fiction. Her Twitter handle is @raissawriter.