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‘SOME PEOPLE NEED KILLING’ | PART 1
How a Manila gang finds the license to kill
‘ONE WRONG MOVE AND UR OVER!’
In the election hot spot of San Fernando in Cebu, members of a Facebook group post kill lists of local politicians. Then the targets die.
‘I WILL KILL YOU ALL’
At a time when alleged narco politicians named by the President are being killed with impunity, officials on a kill list in Cebu are gunned down one after another
‘IT’S WAR’ | CONCLUSION
‘What would you call it, what do you call it if nobody dies? What else do you call it? It’s a war, a war on drugs,’ says General Bato dela Rosa
‘THERE ARE SNAKES EVERYWHERE’ | PART 6
The murder of Charlie Saladaga causes little consternation. “It was nothing,” says Angel. “The CSG were bragging. They were saying, ‘Look what happened. Which punk is next?’”
‘I FINISH THE JOB’ | PART 5
‘They’re the CSG…They’re the ones who kill the drug users and dealers,” says one resident of Village 105
‘WHAT DID THE CSG DO WRONG?’ | PART 4
CSG founder Alvin Constantino tells Rappler that CSG Inc was meant to help the nation, and in no way promotes extrajudicial killings
‘GET IT FROM THE CHIEF’ | PART 3
‘Who ends up looking good when people like Sitoy with his grenade are killed? The police. But they didn’t kill him. We just called them whenever there was a body,’ says Simon
‘THE COPS WERE SHOWING OFF’ | PART 2
Rappler’s sources claim cops had actively supported the CSG’s vigilante activities – ‘They were the killing arm of the police’
RAPPLER AMONG FINALISTS OF 2018 OSBORN ELLIOTT PRIZE
Journalist Patricia Evangelista and photographer Carlo Gabuco are lauded for their investigations into police killings published under Rappler’s Impunity Series
THE FIFTH MAN
The police call it an encounter. The survivor says it was an execution. Forensic evidence says he may be right.
THE RED MARK
For three months in 2017, the Payatas village hall and the police station demanded the profiling and drug testing of residents they believed were drug personalities. Every household that refused was marked red.
THIS IS WHERE THEY DO NOT DIE
The war, as we have discovered, is fought in places where privilege does not extend
WHERE THE DRUG WAR BEGAN
EXCLUSIVE: Families of the Philippine drug war’s dead claim they know the man who shot their children – and they’re willing to speak his name
WELCOME TO THE END OF THE WAR
Heart de Chavez met her end with a bullet in her cheek and another in the back of her head. They were fired, says Heart’s sister Arianne, by officers of the Philippine National Police.
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Christmas is for family, even when Papa is in a coffin and Mama disappears
THE CHURCH OF THE RESISTANCE
At the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, the brutality of extrajudicial killings becomes the image of Christmas
IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER
Rodrigo Duterte said, Let there be blood, and there was blood
MURDER AS MEME
Welcome to Manila, where torture is a joke, and murder is a hashtag.
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