Ronnel Mas was arrested without a warrant after threatening Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a Twitter post on May 5, 2020. Photo: TwitterRonnel Mas was arrested without a warrant after threatening Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a Twitter post on May 5, 2020. Photo: Twitter
Ronnel Mas was arrested without a warrant after threatening Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a Twitter post on May 5, 2020. Photo: Twitter

Sedition case against Philippine teacher who threatened Duterte’s life dropped

  • Warrantless arrest of Ronnel Mas, who tweeted he would pay anyone willing to kill Duterte, is ‘unlawful’, says judge
  • Ruling comes ahead of a new anti-terror law which would allow the government to order warrantless arrests and detain people without any charges filed
Topic |   The Philippines
Ronnel Mas was arrested without a warrant after threatening Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a Twitter post on May 5, 2020. Photo: TwitterRonnel Mas was arrested without a warrant after threatening Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a Twitter post on May 5, 2020. Photo: Twitter
Ronnel Mas was arrested without a warrant after threatening Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a Twitter post on May 5, 2020. Photo: Twitter
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