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Sass Rogando Sasot

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Sass Rogando Sasot
A transpinay based in The Hague, Sass Rogando Sasot is studying at Leiden University, pursuing an MA in International Relations, working on a thesis on how a systemic change led to the rivalry of the coastal States of the South China Sea. In 2013, Sass became the first Filipino to receive the ECHO Award, given annually to excellent migrant students in academic and higher professional education in The Netherlands. In 2014, she graduated magna cum laude at Leiden University College-The Hague, with a Combined Major in World Politics and Global Justice, minor in International Development, with courses on U.S. Foreign Policy and International Relations of China take at UCLA. She has at least 10 years of practical international experience.

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Facebook Silenced Me Again

Sass Sez
Opinion
In a span of two weeks,  Facebook issued a gag order against me – twice- for posting something that doesn’t meet their “community standards” August 8 – was the ...
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Can Duterte be charged with “crimes against humanity” in the International Criminal Court?

Opinion
Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta is the first incumbent president to appear at the International Criminal Court (ICC). He was accused of five counts of crimes against humanity. In order ...
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The ignorance of the Financial Times

Opinion
THE IGNORANCE OF FINANCIAL TIMES “Instead of indulging dictatorial fantasies, Mr Duterte should focus on more pressing problems facing his country, which range from a long-running insurgency in ...
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Point-by-point take down of Time Magazine’s anti-Duterte story

Opinion Philippines
MIGUEL SYJUCO: “In a span of six weeks, the Philippines’ new President, Rodrigo Duterte, has made international headlines for the hundreds of suspects killed in his war on ...
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Double dealing De Lima and the road to regime change

Opinion Politics
DE LIMA’S DUPLICITY 1. OPEN LETTER May mga indikasyon o teorya po na nagsasabing hindi lahat ng nangyayaring pagpatay ay talagang kaugnay, kundi kasabay lamang, ng kampanya laban ...
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Sass tangles with “Filipino Intellectuals” in epic troll take down

Opinion
Hi, Phillip Ting, since tinanong mo kung anong masasabi ko. Eto ang aking answer: Sige, willing akong mamatay at i-sacrifice ang aking buhay, pero sa isang condition: Mag-shabu ...
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The truth about De Lima’s cardboard justice

Opinion
Dear New People’s Army: Please kindly donate yang mga nalikom ninyong Revolutionary Taxes to establish rehabilitation centers. The best way to keep the shabu pushers and addict safe ...
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Dear Chito Gascon – bakit ang ingay mo ngayon?

Opinion
Dear Chito Gascon Excuse me po. Ang lakas naman ng loob ninyong tanungin si Duterte where are the cases. Diba DILG po ang dapat ninyong tanungin at trabaho ...
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600,000 vs 530: The weight of anger vs the weight of tears

Opinion
You are crying because of the alleged 530 victims of extra-judicial killings of suspected drug pushers, criminals, and addicts. You called them: “Casualties in Duterte administration’s war on ...
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This is why she supports Duterte

Opinion
Kayong mga intellectuals you are all basing your assessment of Duterte on fetishised political buzzwords, such as fascism, strongman, etc. Here’s a tale of someone on why exactly ...
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