Duterte anti drug campaign - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte anti drug campaign


Bacolod breaks ground on first-ever drug rehab center

Aug 18, 2018 - 3:09 PM

The first drug rehabilitation center of Bacolod will also cater to drug dependents from other localities

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Apr 20, 2018 - 11:30 AM

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NIGHT NO MORE. PNP bans Oplan Tokhang from being conducted at night. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PDEA shuts down ecstasy lab in Malabon

Apr 13, 2018 - 5:33 PM

'This is the first time in the country’s drug law enforcement history that a clandestine ecstasy laboratory was closed down,' says Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Aaron Aquino

FIRST FEAT. An ecstasy laboratory is raided and shut down by PDEA, which says it is a first in law enforcement history. PDEA photo

Albayalde to share drug campaign documents with Supreme Court

Apr 06, 2018 - 4:26 PM

This comes after the Supreme Court rejects the PNP's appeal, effectively compelling them to share their drug campaign documents

READY TO SHARE. Incoming PNP chief Oscar Albayalde is willing to share drug campaign documents with the Supreme Court. File photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Cops nab 4 in Bukidnon anti-drug operation

Dec 28, 2016 - 7:27 PM

Suspected drug traffickers Tha Tho Nahar Apam Sohud Salik and Johari Akmad are arrested in Barangay Impalutao in Impasug on town

War on drugs: The families left behind

Sep 10, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Thousands have died in the government’s brutal war against illegal drugs Here are some of the stories of the families they left behind

Duterte losing 2 policemen daily to drug war? Stats don’t say so

Aug 24, 2016 - 10:04 PM

If two police or military have died every day since July 1 or the day after Duterte took his oath as president there should be around 110 police or military casualties already

WAR ON DRUGS. Police watch over the bodies of two dead women outside Paco Park with their hands ties and eyes and mouth taped on July 21, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

MAP: Are the drug-related killings related to poverty, crime rate?

Aug 13, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Do factors like poverty and crime rate play a role in the drug related killings across regions? Rappler maps the data to see correlations

Relatives of drug suspect Espinosa to PNP: Spare us

Aug 03, 2016 - 6:01 PM

While they have no drug links relatives of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr in Cebu fear they may end up as casualties in the government s war against drugs just by mere association with the suspects

WE'RE NOT HIDING ANYONE. Mayor Roland Espinosa's sister-in-law agrees to talk to the media but refused to appear in front of the cameras. Photo by Ryan Macareso/Rappler

DILG to probe mayors, village chiefs of 'drug' areas

Jul 12, 2016 - 2:03 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte also welcomes plans for regional rehabilitation centers for the thousands of drug addicts who have surrendered

KILLING CONTINUES. Police officers investigate the body of an alleged drug dealer in Manila on July 8, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Senate probe into drug killings an 'attempt to discredit' PNP – Panelo

Jul 11, 2016 - 4:52 PM

The chief presidential legal counsel says lawmakers are merely trying to cast doubt on the legitimacy of police operations

KILLING CONTINUES. Police officers investigate the body of an alleged drug dealer in Manila on July 8, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Dutertism and Philippine populist criminality

Jul 11, 2016 - 12:58 PM

We cite examples that represent a small portion of the many successful Philippine criminal politicians who began or furthered their political careers by capitalizing on their own crimes

RISING NUMBERS. The campaign against illegal drugs has begun even before President-elect Rodrigo Duterte sits in Malacañang.

Incoming DILG chief readies list of local officials in drug trade

Jun 23, 2016 - 12:57 PM

Mike Sueno incoming interior secretary says he and his team are gathering evidence against the alleged drug tainted local executives down to the barangay level

THE PURGE. Incoming Interior Secretary Mike Sueno wants to crack down on local government executives involved in the illegal drug trade. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler