Philippines extrajudicial killings
March 15, 2023
Alarming Pattern of Killings Continues in the Philippines
By Mong Palatino
This year has seen a series of armed ambushes of local government officials. Meanwhile, the "war on drugs" continues.
January 06, 2022
Duterte Says He Will ‘Never Apologize’ for Drug War Deaths
By Sebastian Strangio
The Philippine leader's war on narcotics is perhaps the only policy that he has carried through consistently since his election in 2016.
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.
October 06, 2020
Understanding the Plague of Violence and Impunity on Negros Island
By Luke Lischin
There persists on Negros a climate of violence and impunity supported by, but beyond the control of, the Duterte administration.
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.
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