The head of the Presidential Communications Operations Office takes a swipe at The New York Times for writing 'just to throw negativity against the President,' Rodrigo Duterte
President Rodrigo Duterte says: 'I'm sorry. You say you're poor; that's not an answer. I have a problem: 4 million addicts. Do you want 4 million more?'
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This comes after Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo appealed to Vice President Leni Robredo and the media to 'tone down' their reporting of extrajudicial killings
In his Lenten message, Archbishop Socrates Villegas presents 'true stories of conversion' from self-confessed hitmen Edgar Matobato and Arthur Lascañas
President Rodrigo Duterte, not Vice President Leni Robredo, is the highest official mentioned by the EU Parliament in its resolution against extrajudicial killings
Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says Vice President Leni Robredo's criticism of the drug war is affecting the Philippines' standing in the international community
Strong statements against extrajudicial killings in the country are making it difficult for the tourism department to promote the Philippines, says DOT chief Wanda Teo
Senators Risa Hontiveros and Paolo Benigno Aquino IV say there is a need to protect victims' families from excessive funeral expenses that benefit corrupt cops
'I wanted to tell you that violence is never a way out of desolation; that there is change in hope, not in fear'
There 'was no contradiction' between President Rodrigo Duterte and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says
Young Mindanao activists urge President Rodrigo Duterte to stop extrajudicial killings
Department of Trade and Industry head Ramon Lopez talks to Rappler about the surge in foreign investments, new doors in China and how government is dealing with negative perception
A lawyer says about 100 similar cases are being readied against policemen
Has the militant rights group spoken out strongly against the wave of extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the Philippines?
(UPDATED) 'To know that the international community's eyes are on us and to feel that human rights advocates are watching over our country gives us comfort, courage, and hope,' says Robredo in taped message for a UN meeting on extrajudicial killings
The chief of the Northern Police District dismisses murder and criminal complaints filed against his men in an alleged extrajudicial killing
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The congressmen argue that the ICC may step in if the Philippines is 'shown to be unwilling or unable to investigate, prosecute, and try in good faith'
Let’s not allow ourselves to be easily persuaded that the police are reformed and that their prejudicial application of the law is a thing of the past
Bishop Joel Baylon says young Filipinos must be 'online missionaries of God'
Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella says the European Union doesn't fully understand the Philippine situation
If the criminal acts imputed on the President were committed when he was not yet a president, he cannot be protected by presidential immunity
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Will more people join the likes of Edgar Matobato and Arthur Lascanas?
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The self-confessed hitman of the so-called Davao Death Squad warns cops of a 'suffering' that comes once you've killed for the wrong reasons
The creation of the new team comes after former policeman Arturo Lascañas told the Senate that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered killings when he was Davao City mayor
'It was then known as the DDS during Martial Law. The sparrow units and the DDS were fighting it out,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The Supreme Court will see clearly that Duterte, De Lima, and Lascañas do not love each other, but surely love for this country and for the rule of law will make the Court decide the case in the right way
Retired policeman Arturo Lascañas claims then-Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte ordered operations, gave the go signal to kill, provided monetary rewards, and assured protection for Davao Death Squad members
The retired Davao policeman apologizes to the Senate for his testimony last year, saying he was ordered at the time to 'deny everything' about the Davao Death Squad
BenCab, Jose Tence Ruiz, and Julie Lluch join other artists, poets, photographers, and journalists in HUDYAT sa FEU – a show of solidarity for human dignity amid the spate of killings
The report itself paints a bleak picture of the human rights situation in many countries, but there is no attempt to draw out a global theme or to say whether things are generally getting better or worse
'The most significant human rights problems were killings allegedly undertaken by vigilantes, security forces, and insurgents,' the US State Department says
“License to Kill.” A Human Rights Watch official talks about it’s latest report which shows the killings “mirror countless other operations by undercover police”
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Not unlike Pontius Pilate, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II called out to tens of thousands gathered at the Luneta on the evening of February 25 and asked them whom they wanted targeted next, possibly to join Senator Leila de Lima in jail, and they shouted back, 'Trillanes!'
'The Philippine government needs to understand that their problems with the international community will not go away unless these killings stop,' says New York-based Human Rights Watch of the Duterte administration's drug war
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Human Rights Watch's latest report says Duterte's repeated calls to kill alleged drug personalities are 'indicative of a government policy to attack a specific civilian population'
President Rodrigo Duterte calls out Human Rights Watch for describing his anti-drug campaign as a 'war against humanity'
'We have nothing to hide. If wrong was done, we will fix it. If there was a violation of the law, we'll file cases,' says the spokesman of the Philippine National Police
Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella tells groups looking into the Duterte government's drug war to 'do their homework more diligently before attempting to engage in propaganda'