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Trump champions death penalty for drug dealers

Mar 20, 2018 - 11:26 AM

'If we don't get tough on the drug dealers, we're wasting our time. That toughness includes the death penalty,' says US President Donald Trump

COMMANDER IN CHIEF. US President Donald Trump calls for drug traffickers to face the death penalty. File photo by AFP

Alleged Espinosa drug supplier nabbed in Iligan

Jan 18, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Tagged a drug queen Lovely Adams Impal says she has stopped selling illegal drugs since she surrendered to PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa last year

DENIAL. Lovely Adams Impal, the alleged supplier of Eastern Visayas drug lord Kerwin Espinosa, claims no buy-bust happened at her residence in Iligan City on January 18, 2017. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Rappler Talk: PNP chief Dela Rosa on enforcing rule of law

Jul 15, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Watch Rappler s interview with PNP chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa live on Rappler

Dela Rosa on pushers, Duterte on bilateral talks, Brexit cabinet | 6PM wRap

Jul 14, 2016 - 7:29 PM

Watch the 6PM wRap with Mara Cepeda

Dela Rosa: Drug syndicates 'killing each other'

Jul 14, 2016 - 1:43 PM

The chief of the Philippine National Police again shakes off allegations of summary killings by policemen in their fight vs drugs

WHY BLAME US? PNP Director General Ronald dela Rosa in Cavite. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

2 drug suspects killed in Bataan, cop injured

Jul 14, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Just last week at least 7 alleged drug dealers were killed in shootouts with cops in different parts of Central Luzon

Alvarez: No need for probe into rising drug suspect killings

Jul 12, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Incoming House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez finds it futile for legislators to conduct an investigation because Congress does not have prosecutorial powers

'WHAT'S THE POINT?' Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Bebot Alvarez disagrees with the proposal for Congress to investigate the recent drug-related killings. File photo by Manman Dejeto/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.

2 alleged Pangasinan drug dealers killed in ‘shootout’ with cops

Jul 04, 2016 - 5:06 PM

The Dagupan police warn suspected drug dealers that it s not enough for them to sign surrender papers

Drug suspect killings rise after Duterte victory

Jun 24, 2016 - 4:52 PM

UPDATED The Philippine National Police reports that 25 suspects were killed from June 16 to 20 a week before Duterte s inauguration

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

Central Luzon police chief: Shame campaign vs drug dealers, or death

Jun 21, 2016 - 2:01 PM

Chief Superintendent Aaron Aquino says drug dealers must heed warnings to shape up or else they would get killed if they fight back

The wRap Indonesia: Jan. 16, 2015

Jan 16, 2015 - 2:08 PM

Jokowi meets with Sutarman and Budi Gunawan divers try again to reach AirAsia s main body Amnesty International calls on Indonesia to stop imminent executions and more

Controversial police chief candidate, Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan (center), pictured with members of House of Representatives Commission III after his fit and proper test on January 14. Photo by Dhemas Reviyanto Atmodjo /Tempo

Indonesia to execute 6 drug convicts on Jan. 18

Jan 15, 2015 - 11:59 PM

Jokowi is under fire from human rights activists for his firm stance on the death penalty but he maintains a hard stance is needed to combat the threat posed by illegal drugs

NO TO DRUGS. A group of Indonesian parents stage a rally and a signature campaign against illegal drugs in Surabaya in 2011 as concern for increasing drug use among youths despite the death penalty against drugs in Indonesia. File photo by AFP