Duterte denies ordering shutdown of news site Rappler

Journalists at Rappler have previously accused Duterte of using social media to generate online hate against his critics.

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    The Philippines' President, Rodrigo Duterte, has denied being behind a move that could close down a popular news website. Journalists at Rappler have previously accused Duterte of using social media to generate online hate against his critics.

    They say they are being targeted.

    Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports.


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