Gene Alcantara is a Filipino poet, journalist and political activist with the Global Alliance for a Humane Democratic Society (GAHDS). A UK resident since 1981, he opposed the autocratic Marcos regime and is now a staunch critic of President Duterte’s extra-judicial mass killings of suspected drug offenders. He talks to Dr Tom Sykes, author of The Realm of the Punisher, a new travelogue of the Philippines which grapples with the Duterte phenomenon.
|Specialist publication||Red Pepper|
|Publication status||Published - 4 Feb 2019|