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.
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.
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.
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.
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.