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9 Indigenous Leaders Killed by Philippine Police in ‘Massacre’
January 01, 2021

9 Indigenous Leaders Killed by Philippine Police in ‘Massacre’

By Nick Aspinwall
Rights groups said the Indigenous people had been “red-tagged” after opposing a local dam project. It’s the latest in a string of high-profile police incidents.

UN Rights Office Criticizes ‘Impunity’ and ‘Systematic’ Violence of Philippines Drug War
July 02, 2020

UN Rights Office Criticizes ‘Impunity’ and ‘Systematic’ Violence of Philippines Drug War

By Nick Aspinwall
The UN rights chief slammed the drug war, adding fuel to calls for an international investigation. The Philippine government responded by promising to investigate drug war killings.
Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?
May 15, 2019

Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines?

By Michael Beltran
With the president's allies victorious in the recent elections, Duterte seems set to pursue his desired policies.

In Philippine ‘Drug War,’ a Pervading Helplessness
July 03, 2018

In Philippine ‘Drug War,’ a Pervading Helplessness

By Carlos H. Conde
Victims’ relatives seeking justice hit a brick wall two years on.

The Philippine National Police Reenters the War on Drugs
January 17, 2018

The Philippine National Police Reenters the War on Drugs

By Lau Seng Yap
Duterte manages to convince the people to re-accept the PNP in the country’s war on drugs, despite past abuses.

The Problem With Wars on Drugs, From Nixon to Duterte
January 31, 2017

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'.

The Philippines' 'Dirty Harry' Begins His War on Drugs
August 10, 2016

The Philippines' 'Dirty Harry' Begins His War on Drugs

By Lavilla Dauag
Rodrigo Duterte is adopting a "name and shame" policy ; he needs a more holistic strategy.
The Philippines Under President Duterte
May 16, 2016

The Philippines Under President Duterte

By Danna Diaz
Duterte rode a wave of anti-establishment sentiment to victory. But how he will actually govern?

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