The Philippines has banned cartoons from CNN Philippines due to the country’s current political climate, CNN Philippines reported on Tuesday.
“I am very sad that our nation has fallen into the hands of such an evil and criminal group.
But I am not surprised at this.
The Philippines is facing a political crisis.
There is a rising number of people who are not content with the current political situation.
This is a political problem, a political vacuum, and this is what is threatening our nation,” Philippine Ambassador to the United Nations Ernesto Abella told CNN Philippines.CNN Philippines reports that Duterte has repeatedly used the phrase “dope” and “slanderer” to describe his critics, and has used violence to silence them.CNN’s Alana Semuels reports from Manila.