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A woman who lost her son due to 'Oplan Tokhang' chooses to head to the streets and protest on Independence Day
(UPDATED) Voluntary submission in existing laws can exempt a drug suspect from criminal liability. In Duterte’s war on drugs, a surrenderer may further expose himself to prosecution, according to research done by the Ateneo Human Rights Center
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'The undeniable fact that thousands of ordinary citizens have been killed, and continue to be killed, during police drug operations certainly is a matter of grave public concern,’ says the High Court
‘The presumption of regularity in the performance of official duty stands only when no reason exists in the records by which to doubt the regularity of the performance of official duty,’ says Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
'It appears that not much effort has been placed into identifying and arresting the assailants, based on the length of time devoted to investigating the case,' says human rights lawyer and former SC spokesman Ted Te
Ombudsman Samuel Martires also orders the dismissal of Police Staff Sergeant Gerry Geñalope and his perpetual disqualification from holding public office
'Kung ayaw 'nyo pumalakpak, bukas ipa-Tokhang ko kayo sa pulis,' says the former police chief who masterminded the controversial Oplan Tokhang
Karamihan sa mga salitang pinagpilian sa Sawikaan 2018 ay mga politikal na salita. 'Ganoong katensiyonado ang development pati ng wika,' sabi ni National Artist Virgilio Almario, tagapangulo ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino
Napili ang 'tokhang' mula sa 11 nominadong salita sa kumperensiyang Sawikaan ng Filipinas Institute of Translation, Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino, at UP
Ang 11 nominadong salita ay naging laman ng mga balita at diskusyon, at bukambibig ng mga Filipino sa nakalipas na dalawang taon
Theater 'is a viable means' to help heal the widows and orphans of drug war victims, says Father Flavie Villanueva, who created Program Paghilom for them
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Because too much blood has spilled in the streets of Tondo, voters want new barangay leaders who can make positive change in their community
Not content with the two barangay candidates in the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s list, Baguio decided to look at its own list and found 11 more
The call for the barangay officials' surrender and rehabilitation comes amid possible oversights in PDEA's intelligence work
Governor Al Francis Bichara wants to rid his province of the illegal drug menace
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque wants to have a file on each killing so he can 'confidently' defend the Duterte administration's bloody campaign against illegal drugs
Mogato is the last to be fooled. He knows that, along with his Reuters colleagues, he is a particular target for the particular crime of putting names and faces to some of those numbers and detailing the cold, sick, subhuman instincts with which Duterte's war has been prosecuted.
'Nakita mo kung gaano siya kalapit sa mga tao. How I wish I could also be like that,' Albayalde says in his first press conference
'I don't know where [they're] coming from,' says new Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
Director Camilo Cascolan is currently the chief of the PNP Directorate for Operations, the office behind operational plans of the 180,000-strong police force
The High Court wants answers: were anti-drug operations planned and conducted properly, and were the deaths really investigated?
'Kapag sinabi ni Presidente na huwag mo ibigay, kung ako pa ang chief PNP, hindi ko talaga ibibigay,' says outgoing Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa
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'The presumption of regularity remains with the law enforcers and unless proven otherwise in the court of law,' says the PNP in a statement relating to alleged extrajudicial killings
Zaito, of Fliptop fame, is arrested after cops serving a search warrant against him allegedly find 3 sachets of shabu
The Supreme Court also 'wants to know why so many deaths happened' in the Duterte administration's anti-drug campaign
Albayalde says he will not introduce a new drug war policy in the PNP as he believes the current campaign has yielded 'very good' results
(UPDATED) The Supreme Court denies the Sollicitor General's motion for reconsideration which argued that full documentation would risk national security
Senators say the recommendation of a Department of Justice panel to drop charges against suspected drug lords Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa proves that the drug war is 'anti-poor' and a 'sham'
'It is so unfair and unjust. Marcosian ito, at bumabalik na tayo,' says human rights lawyer Edre Olalia
If the ICC has to wait for the Duterte regime to investigate – which is not forthcoming at all – the ICC will never be able to act
Rappler joins an Oplan Tokhang team to see how the project has changed
Armed with roses and safety pamphlets, policemen show their 'soft side' to MRT3 passengers to get closer to the public
The Commission on Human Rights cites the crafting of tight guidelines for the drug war, but says it is still 'premature' to commend the campaign as 'less bloody'
Petitioner Jose Manuel Diokno says the full documentation 'will go a long way in the fight against impunity and excesses by those clothed with government authority'
The PNP chief is furious at the Catholic bishops' group for criticizing cops who brought bibles and rosaries in their return to the anti-drug war
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This time, the PNP assures the public, no one will get hurt when the police perform their Tokhang operations
The Palace hopes Philippine police have 'learned from their past experience' as they implement new drug war guidelines
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'Wala kaming tinatago,' says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa
(UPDATED) The PNP chief makes this claim even as at least one police station – in Bogo City, Cebu – reportedly brought their city to drug-free status without any deaths
The PNP releases new guidelines for Oplan Tokhang. Will these be enough to stop the blood from flowing?
'The Tokhang team shall be joined by...at least one representative from PNP [Human Rights Affairs Office] or any Human Rights Advocate,' reads one of the new Oplan Tokhang provisions
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