Imprisoned Duterte Critic Held Hostage During Escape Attempt
By Sebastian Strangio
The "near death experience," as former Senator Leila de Lima characterized it, highlights the peril she has faced since her imprisonment on spurious drug charges in 2017.
Philippines Admits Police Culpability in Deadly Drug War
By Nick Aspinwall
An international investigation of extrajudicial killings in the Philippine drug war remains unlikely, even after a stunning admission by the justice secretary.
The Problem With Wars on Drugs, From Nixon to Duterte
By Alec Regino
The Philippines' efforts won't be any more successful than the United States'.
Duterte’s War on Terror Makes More Sense Than His Drug Error
By Luke Hunt
While the Philippine leader’s drug crackdown is concerning, his pledge to root out the Abu Sayyaf makes more sense.