The post remains vacant after President Rodrigo Duterte sacks Dangerous Drugs Board chair Benjamin Reyes for 'contradicting' his drug figures
Organizations now plan to simplify and bring human rights closer to the ground and everyday life
The Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court Branch 205 issues another arrest warrant for detained Senator Leila de Lima
(UPDATED) The Philippines voices its 'extreme displeasure over the consistent biased prejudgment' made by UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard
Philippine jails have a total holding capacity of only 20,746, but now accommodate 126,946 inmates
The subject of the search warrant, however, is not in the Las Piñas property
Philippine Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and congressman Gary Alejano call for a preliminary examination to give victims hope 'Duterte’s impunity would soon end'
Mayors Gamar Ahay Janihim and David Navarro are stripped of their deputation because of 'intelligence information' linking them to illegal drugs
Barangay Chairman Angelito Sarmiento is killed inside his home by unidentified gunmen
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov tells Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano that Moscow is willing to help Manila fight drugs and terrorism
President Rodrigo Duterte maintains that there are 4 million 'drug addicts' in the Philippines, and slams Dangerous Drugs Board Chairperson Benjamin Reyes for giving a different figure
The Senate committee report recommends increase the penalty for witnesses who commit perjury
The outgoing military chief says he wants to make sure that policemen follow 'the rule of law' in their war on drugs
Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao Jr is tapped to lead the task force, which is under the newly-formed Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, one of the complaint's respondents, says the ICC case against him, the President, and other officials is 'baseless'
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also says he will discuss with his party mates the possibility of being co-complainants in the ICC case filed against the President
This comes after the SWS released a poll showing that up to 52% or majority of Filipinos expect Duterte 'to fulfill most, if not all, of his promises'
The circumstances surrounding the numerous drug-related deaths in the Philippines are almost always the same across all incidents
German bishops back the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) in fighting extrajudicial killings and opposing the death penalty
The former GlobalPort Batang Pier player is arrested with two others in an alleged drug den in Merryland Village, Mandaluyong City, according to a report
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says the integration of the Alternative Learning System into Brigada Eskwela is very important given the President's instruction to prioritize the program
The global group says the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is 'delusional' for thinking it can sway other countries from pushing for accountability over drug-related killings
The Vatican also voices concern over enforced disappearances as well as human trafficking in the Philippines
China lauds the Philippines for its 'promotion and protection of human rights,' as 45 other UN member states voice concern over drug-related killings
The Commission on Human Rights joins at least 45 UN member states in calling on the Philippine government to conduct a 'thorough' investigation and hold accountable those behind the killings
United Nations member states urge the Philippines to launch a thorough and impartial investigation to punish those behind drug-related killings
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano blames critics and the media for supposedly changing the definition of extrajudicial killings, aimed at 'deceiving the world' about President Duterte's war on drugs
Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon had earlier lamented the government's 'failure' to keep people safe
Neuropharmacologist Dr. Carl Hart debunks prevalent myths on drug use and the human brain
Manila Police District Chief Directorial Staff Bartolome Bustamante calls on the accusers of PO3 Ronald Alvarez to stand by their claims and to give their sworn statements.
The Philippine government had earlier imposed 3 conditions for the Special Rapporteur's visit to the country
The UN expert also dismisses criticism over her presence in the country. 'I'm used to it,' she tells media.
'The data simply isn’t there,' says renowned neuroscientist Dr Carl Hart, who studies what drugs do to humans
(UPDATED) The UN expert on summary killings says the Philippine government was told of her visit on April 28, and there were exchanges between them 'by phone, mail, and email' until May 4
University of the Philippines Diliman chancellor Michael Tan says there have been 6 'executions' attributed to vigilantes in the Diliman area since the Duterte administration waged its drug war
'We, as a community of human rights, must work harder, be more creative, and develop strategies that we might...overcome the darkness,' says Chairperson Chito Gascon at the 30th anniversary of the Commission on Human Rights
At least 1,847 homicides have been determined to be 'drug-related.' Another 9,000 more cases are still being investigated.
Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon says the Universal Periodic Review is more of a 'constructive dialogue' on the human rights situation in the Philippines
The United Nations has released several documents advocating for a ‘rights-based’ approach to curbing illegal drugs
US Senator Benjamin Cardin says this proposed law shows the 'consequences' if President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs continues
'I'm thankful not to meddle with this very controversial issue,' says the head of the government's Dangerous Drugs Board
'They are entitled to monitor me, absolutely,' says UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard of the Philippine government
UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard speaks at a drug policy forum organized by the Free Legal Assistance Group
It's all clear nationwide, at least according to reports reaching PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa
The New York-based human rights group urges the United Nations Human Rights Council to pressure the Philippines into supporting an international investigation into the drug-related killings
Officials from different government agencies band together as they defend President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs
'I know you're just performing your job,' Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa tells the Commission on Human Rights
The Commission on Human Rights says it is ready to assist 'in whatever way' witnesses of alleged summary killings
The PNP chief also orders a nationwide inventory of jails under the police's jurisdiction