October 20, 2020
Duterte: Hold Me Responsible for Killings in Drug Crackdown
By Associated Press
"If you get killed, it's because I'm enraged by drugs," Duterte said.
September 25, 2020
Democracy Is Dying in Bangladesh. Targeted Sanctions Could Save It.
By Toby Cadman
Sanctions are a critical and powerful tool to spur much-needed reform.
September 04, 2020
Bangladesh’s ‘Crossfire’ Culture Hits Home
By Brad Adams
Bangladeshi security forces have allegedly extrajudicially killed over 2,400 people during Sheikh Hasina's decade in power.
August 14, 2020
Killing of Philippines Peace Consultant Sparks Scrutiny of Government Investigations
By Nick Aspinwall
The death of activist Randy Echanis drew criticism of Quezon City’s police force, along with government probes of politically motivated killings.
January 03, 2020
The Ampatuan Massacre: A Decade-Long Fight For Justice
By Joshua Mcdonald
In the Philippines, justice for victims of a massacre are overshadowed by rampant extrajudicial killings.
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.
July 03, 2018
Bangladesh’s Crossfire Doctrine
By Siddharthya Roy
Extrajudicial killings spike in Bangladesh’s “Duterte style” drug war.
August 26, 2017
The Cambodia Conundrum: What Is Wrong With Hun Sen?
By John Sifton
Cambodia’s allies and donors can and should press Hun Sen to end the repression of the opposition.
July 03, 2017
One Year Later, Duterte Remains a Human Rights Nightmare
By James Gomez
“I don’t care about human rights, you better believe me.”
February 01, 2017
Are Duterte's Drug War Killings Crimes Against Humanity?
By Luke Hunt
A new report by Amnesty International makes the case.
November 04, 2016
In India, an Extrajudicial 'Encounter' Stirs Up a Political Storm
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
The killing of escaped prisoners in Madhya Pradesh has turned into a political flashpoint in India.
February 12, 2016
Unexplained Deaths: ‘Fake Encounters’ in Manipur
By Sanhita Ambast
An extraordinary admission highlights a serious problem.