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Filipinos at a scene where two men were killed following a police operation against illegal drugs in Manila, early 17 August 2017.

Filipinos at a scene where two men were killed following a police operation against illegal drugs in Manila, early 17 August 2017.

Highest death toll in Philippines’ war on drugs ‎

17/08/2017 16:58

Sixty people were killed in 3 days by police in Manila and Bulacan in President’s Duterte’s ruthless war on drugs. 

 

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second state of the nation address Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines, Monday July 24, 2017.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second state of the nation address Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines, Monday July 24, 2017.

Bishops against Duterte's plan to scrap Philippine rights body

28/07/2017 16:01

Duterte said he wants to abolish the Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights (CHR), which has been critical of his ‎brutal war on drugs‎. 

 

An image show the Bishops of the Philippines

An image show the Bishops of the Philippines

Philippine Bishops speak out over Duterte's anti-drugs campaign

06/02/2017 08:49

Catholic bishops in the Philippines on Sunday called for resistance to a wave of apparent executions by police and vigilantes. In a pastoral letter read out in Mass, the bishops said not speaking out on the matter is tantamount to complicity. 

Edgar Matobato testifying before the Philippine Senate about president Duterte's involvement in extra-judicial killings

Edgar Matobato testifying before the Philippine Senate about president Duterte's involvement in extra-judicial killings

HRW urges independent probe into Duterte’s role in extrajudicial killings

16/09/2016 16:42

Human Rights Watch is urging an independent investigation, involving the UN, into ‎into allegations of Filipino presidnet Duterte's involvement in extrajudicial killings.

 

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened criminals, especially drug dealers, with death.‎

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened criminals, especially drug dealers, with death.‎

Philippine senators investigate hundreds of drugs killings

22/08/2016 16:13

Philippine senators and the Ecumenical Bishops Forum have urged inquiry into the killings of more than 1,700 suspected drug dealers and users amid a crackdown spearheaded by President Rodrigo Duterte.