‘We might have erred at one point in time, but we are still capable of changing for the better, and that is also our hope even for those who are involved in illegal drugs’
'Ang tanong ngayon, sino na ang responsable sa pagpasok ng P6.4 billion shabu, yung security guard ng Customs? Mr. Duterte, pinagloloko mo yung mga tao,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
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'A justice sector does not function if the investigative and the prosecutorial services are not doing their jobs,' says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
Listen to the arguments heard by the Supreme Court on consolidated petitions to declare the government circulars that ‘operationalize’ the war on drugs unconstitutional.
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(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
DOJ says the PDEA did not clearly accuse Faeldon and other Customs officials in its complaint, meriting a dismissal
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
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Here's a summary of the most important points raised during the petitioners' round in the Supreme Court oral arguments on the war on drugs
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The UN rights chief condemns 'in the strongest terms' the threats made by President Rodrigo Duterte against UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard
CenterLaw's Joel Butuyan says that as soon as police kill a suspect, they are also subject to legal scrutiny, putting the presumption of regularity into question
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'If it is done by your government, when there is an official process that does that, then would you say that there is a fundamental right that is violated?' says Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen
Priscilla Herrera, an executive assistant at the Dangerous Drugs Board, says her signature was forged. She is having the letter examined by police.
Supreme Court Chief Justice Sereno is also calling the heads of the DILG, PDEA, DDB, Napolcom and PNP-IAS to appear during oral arguments on November 28
The Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) files petitions for injunction and prohibition against two circulars relating to the conduct of the anti-illegal drugs campaign in the Philippines
The Associate Justice says adjusting the government's program against illegal drugs so it does not necessarily alienate communities it is supposed to protect would also clarify the rights of individuals vis-a-vis the power of government
Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Carpio says the term 'neutralize' can mean 3 things in the war on drugs
Suspect Badang Awal Abdul, 40, is temporarily detained at the Bongao Municipal Police Station jail
Did Malacañang verify the letter? Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque says the process had already been 'overtaken' by Dionisio Santiago's resignation.
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The justice department's data shows that prosecutors have handled only 71 drug-related deaths out of the thousands who have been killed
(UPDATED) Aside from suspicious trips, Dionisio Santiago is also accused of accepting a house from suspected drug lord Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog
Drilon says there will be a contingent fund in case President Duterte brings the PNP back in the drug war
'Magpakatotoo sila. Magpakalalaki sila,' detained senator Leila de Lima tells her co-accused in the drug case, one of whom has turned witness against her
The UN's special rapporteur on indigenous rights, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, says she is 'particularly worried' about violence against minors after speaking with indigenous communities around Mexico
Government lawyers also believe that families of drug war victims are not entitled to state protection
PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says the police should have gone through internal cleansing before its all-out war on illegal drugs
'That's a glaring reality,' says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa
The Dangerous Drugs Board's latest statement comes over a week after its chairperson, Dionisio Santiago, was sacked for criticizing the 10,000-bed facility in Fort Magsaysay
'We've been getting some very conflicting figures and it's about time that we do a more accurate survey on the number of drug users,' says Senator Panfilo Lacson, sponsor of the Dangerous Drugs Board's budget in the Senate
An agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency also died, says Senator Panfilo Lacson, who sponsors PDEA's proposed budget for 2018
(UPDATED) Now, only Senator Leila de Lima and her former driver, Ronnie Dayan, stand trial for the drug trading charges before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court
Under the proposed 2018 budget, the PNP's Oplan Double Barrel and the DILG's Masa Masid program have allocations of P900 million and P500 million, respectively
The DOH will prioritize the distribution of the 261,000 implants kept in its Manila-based warehouse, as their insertion time is set to expire by September 2018
The first Philippine visit of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yields 3 bilateral agreements with the host country
The 'Charmed' actress' personal belongings that were left on a flight test positive for narcotics
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visits the Philippines amid the tense dynamics of the international organization with President Rodrigo Duterte
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President Rodrigo Duterte has consistently responded with threats to concerns expressed about human rights violations in his war on drugs. But this does not stop several world leaders from raising this issue during the 31st ASEAN Summit.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency says the 67-year-old Colombian suspect swallowed 79 pellets filled with suspected cocaine, with a total weight of 1.185 kilograms and an estimated market value of P8.89 million
'Our view is that the number of deaths certainly requires investigation and oversight at the very least,' says New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
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(UPDATED) The office is located a few hundred meters away from the compound's iconic reserve, where prisoners are kept
The joint statement, which refers to adherence to human rights, contradicts Philippine Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque's claim that human rights was not discussed at the bilateral meeting