Duterte crime war - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte crime war


La Salle president slams killings under Duterte admin

Jul 22, 2016 - 3:24 PM

The absence of a significant public outcry against extrajudicial killings also alarms De La Salle Philippines president Brother Jose Mari Jimenez

WAR VS DRUGS. A revolver gun is seen next to the body of an alleged drug pusher and user who was killed in an operation of the police in Manila, Philippines, on July 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

Palace to critics of war vs drugs: Show proof of violations

Jul 09, 2016 - 4:13 PM

UPDATED Malacañang says it is open to any investigation on the rising death toll among drug suspects but allegations should be backed up by substantive evidence

FIND PROOF. Some drugs recovered by the National Bureau of Investigation during a raid in May 2016. File photo by Ben Nabong / Rappler

Lawmakers push probe into rising drug suspect killings

Jul 07, 2016 - 4:01 PM

Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr says if kept unchecked the rising number of killings could lead to anarchy and the disintegration of society

INVESTIGATION. A lawmaker wants the Congress to look into the causes behind the growing body count of drug suspects killed by the police.

CBCP slams 'vigilantism' amid Duterte crime war

Jun 20, 2016 - 1:42 PM

UPDATED God never gave up on us We have no right giving up on ourselves or on our brothers and sisters CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas says

RESPECT FOR LIFE. CBCP president Archbishop Socrates Villegas slams 'vigilantism' in the face of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's war against crime. File photo by Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

PH gets taste of Duterte anti-crime war

Jun 12, 2016 - 12:12 PM

Across the nation police have already reported killing more than 20 alleged drug suspects over the past fortnight egged on by Duterte who has urged them to begin his war on crime even before he takes office at the end of this month

In this picture taken on June 8, children sing karaoke along a street in Divisoria market in Manila. Since winning the presidential election Rodrigo Duterte has said he will impose late-night bans on children walking the streets, alcohol sales and the national passion of karaoke singing. Photo by Noel Celis/ AFP