September 23, 2021
In UN Speech, Duterte Promises Accountability for ‘Drug War’ Excesses
By Sebastian Strangio
The promise came a week after the International Criminal Court announced a probe into the violent anti-drug campaign.
August 13, 2021
Duterte Vs the International Criminal Court
By Michael Beltran
Can Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte be indicted for "crimes against humanity”? And if so, can he be brought to justice?
January 08, 2020
How the Philippine Government Gets the Concept of ‘Intervention’ Wrong
By Gemmo Fernandez
Yes, international law proscribes interference in domestic affairs. But the human rights criticisms of the Duterte administration don’t rise to that level.
December 14, 2019
To Boost Its Economy, the Philippines Can’t Forgo Human Rights Protections
By Ronald U. Mendoza
Rule of law, human rights, and economics in Duterte’s Philippines.
April 26, 2018
Filipino Women Confront the Latest Government Crackdown
By Rosanna Langara
As the Duterte administration strives to silence them, women activists in the Philippines speak up.
October 12, 2016
Progress in the Philippine Peace Process Under Duterte
By Mong Palatino
The initiative is arguably a silver lining in the president's controversial tenure thus far.