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At No. 91 in 2020, the Philippines' ranking in the Rule of Law index is on a steady decline since 2016, making its average annual percentage drop one of the 5 worst in the world
Transparency International says, 'Given current crackdowns on both civil society and the media worldwide, we need to do more to protect those who speak up'
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The Philippines drops 18 slots to rank 88th out of 113 countries in the newly released World Justice Project Rule of Law Index
The 2015 Rule of Law Index places civil and criminal justice in the Philippines as the worst aspects of the rule of law in the country
East Asia scores well when it comes to keeping a lid on crime but it still has work to do on other key factors that constitute the rule of law; PH low on protection of fundamental rights