'What is important is the result, anong nangyari sa kampanya mo. Wala iyan sa pangalan,' says PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa
Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa questions why Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio thinks police are ignoring big-time drug lords
'We need the Filipino people to own this campaign against illegal drugs. The Filipino people should recognize that the President is with them against illegal drugs,' says PNP DEG chief Albert Ferro
Chief Aaron Aquino says the real focus of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency is on high-value targets
A drug suspect based in California sends 11.5 kilograms of alleged shabu into the country, declaring them as 'toys'
PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino says the term tokhang now means 'killing' for most of Filipinos
The holidays turn somber for those whose loved ones died in extrajudicial killings linked to the Duterte administration's war on drugs
Funeral homes that wish to extend services in cases that involve killings need to be accredited by the Philippine National Police. Sometimes being 'favored' carries extra costs.
President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has left thousands of casualties in its wake. But families of victims can barely afford to bury their dead because of high funeral costs.
Senior Superintendent Albert Ferro, who used to head the PNP Anti-Illegal Drugs Group, is the new PNP Drug Enforcement Group chief
(UPDATED) Senator Leila de Lima says addressing human right violations does not only rest on governments as 'we, the people ourselves, have to act – act with urgency and in solidarity with each other'
(UPDATED) 'Dapat din nating bigyang-diin ang diwa ng pagdiriwang na ito, dahil sa mga nakababahalang balita tungkol sa malawakang paglabag sa karapatang pantao, lalo na sa mga nasa laylayan ng lipunan,' says the Vice President
Western Visayans have a say on cops who can participate in the war on drugs
Law enforcers conduct a total of 79,492 anti-illegal drugs operations from July 1, 2016 to December 5, 2017
A European official sees the appointment of Edgardo Angara as special envoy as 'a positive sign' to 'control the damage' done by President Rodrigo Duterte
Police say the shabu and the firearms were seized from 4 houses owned by supporters of the late Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr, who was killed in a bloody drug raid
The new rules are expected to complement the guidelines under Oplan Double Barrel, which is being challenged before the Supreme Court
The President also warns drug personalities, 'No human rights office will protect you'
'We are hopeful that they will follow the lead of the PDEA, that previous operations in the past months have resulted to more apprehensions rather than alleged cases of extrajudicial killings,' says Commission on Human Rights Spokesperson Jackie de Guia
The President says he will no longer respond to criticisms of his drug war by human rights groups
Doing so would 'prove the sincerity of the administration in correcting its policy on combatting illegal drugs,' the group says
(UPDATED) 'Our camera as policemen is God,' says PNP Drug Enforcement Group chief Joseph Adnol
Solicitor General Jose Calida tells the Supreme Court that the police do not 'insist and just move on to the next house' if individuals do not want to let them in. Media coverage of at least 5 drug war deaths show otherwise.
'[Duterte] continues to enjoy not only the support of the political leaders of the Philippines but the entire Filipino nation,' says Rodolfo Fariñas, House Majority Floor Leader
'We will follow the order of the Commander-in-Chief and Chief Executive,' says PNP spokesman Chief Superintendent Dionardo Carlos
(UPDATED) Despite this, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency remains the lead agency for the drug war, Malacañang says
Solicitor General Jose Calida defends the PNP, saying that they were ordered to target all drug suspects, big or small
The PNP chief is in New York for an 'anti-terrorism conference', says Solicitor General Jose Calida
The police call it an encounter. The survivor says it was an execution. Forensic evidence says he may be right.
'It is time [to] end the carnage on Philippine streets.... The country's judiciary and police have proven themselves both unwilling and unable to hold the killers in the war on drugs to account,' the human rights group says
Two Chinese nationals considered 'high-value targets' and two Filipinos are arrested during the operation
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.
'We will investigate at gagawin namin ang kaukulang investigation, pero huwag naman sana ganoon na talagang pina-project 'yung timing at 'yung pagka-edit,' says PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa
'Sa inyo po kami huhugot ng pag-asa. Alam po namin na mas marami iyong matitino,' Vice President Leni Robredo tells police and military officers
The punishments range from salary forfeitures to permanent dismissal from the police service, PNP Internal Affairs Service chief Inspector General Alfegar Triambulo tells the Supreme Court
The report – about a Manila police operation where suspects are allegedly killed deliberately – is released a day before the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the PNP's war on drugs
(UPDATED) The Solicitor General says the police circular – while it may be abused – should be looked at by the Supreme Court for its purpose and not its effects
Comparing the Philippine National Police data with numbers from the Philippine Statistics Authority, police visited at least a third of the country's households when it was on the front line of the campaign
The Duterte administration 'does not tolerate police violence, brutality, and killing,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
The Philippine National Police will only change its memorandum on the war on drugs if the Supreme Court orders it to do so
PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says they will proceed at 'full speed' but with 'extreme caution'
The war, as we have discovered, is fought in places where privilege does not extend
In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) says the involvement of IBP with its current 60,000-membership now 'sends forth a ripple of hope in this troubling and violent crimes besetting our country'
Regardless of who is at the helm of the government's drug war, Commission on Human Rights chief Chito Gascon assures the public that they will continue to monitor and investigate human rights violations but asks law enforcers to cooperate
'It is a return to the horrors of extrajudicial killings. It opens up the dangerous possibility of another Kian delos Santos,' says opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International warn that the return of the Philippine National Police in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war can lead to more deaths
(UPDATED) 'We will follow the directive of the President, Chief Executive, and Commander-in-Chief...We are ready,' says PNP Spokesman Dionardo Carlos
PDEA chief Aquino's advice comes at a time when the PNP's guidelines to the drug war is being questioned at the Supreme Court
President Rodrigo Duterte says the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency may not be able to implement the drug war on its own
'This is particularly important to remember when words are spoken by those who are supposed to be our leaders,' says Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon, after another tirade by President Rodrigo Duterte