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A new law, RA 11188, now defines extrajudicial killings – a significant step forward in providing justice to many victims
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'What would you call it, what do you call it if nobody dies? What else do you call it? It’s a war, a war on drugs,' says General Bato dela Rosa
The murder of Charlie Saladaga causes little consternation. "It was nothing," says Angel. "The CSG were bragging. They were saying, ‘Look what happened. Which punk is next?’”
'They’re the CSG...They’re the ones who kill the drug users and dealers,” says one resident of Village 105
CSG founder Alvin Constantino tells Rappler that CSG Inc was meant to help the nation, and in no way promotes extrajudicial killings
'Who ends up looking good when people like Sitoy with his grenade are killed? The police. But they didn’t kill him. We just called them whenever there was a body,' says Simon
Rappler's sources claim cops had actively supported the CSG’s vigilante activities – 'They were the killing arm of the police'
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'Insulto 'yon sa napakaraming pamilya na naiwan ng mga napatay dahil sa extrajudicial killings,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
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Dumanas nawa kayo ng kasawian, kayong walang pakialam at nanonood lamang habang pumapatay ang mga naka-bonnet na salarin sa liwanag ng araw!
Woe to you who call yourselves 'Christians' but do not care an iota about the victims of extrajudicial killings
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Heart de Chavez met her end with a bullet in her cheek and another in the back of her head. They were fired, says Heart’s sister Arianne, by officers of the Philippine National Police.
(UPDATED) The groups cite at least 5 'dire challenges' confronting the nation
Tuguegarao Archbishop Sergio Utleg speaks up after President Rodrigo Duterte claims Cagayan priest Father Mark Ventura was killed because of his illicit affairs
President Rodrigo Duterte justifies the death of Cagayan priest Father Mark Ventura by claiming that the 37-year-old priest had affairs with at least 4 women
The participants in the workshop are asked to narrate how their loved ones were killed over and over again until they can tell their stories without stuttering or wailing
Journalist Patricia Evangelista and photographer Carlo Gabuco are lauded for their investigations into police killings published under Rappler's Impunity Series
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'Na saan na po 'yung mga bangkay?' asks Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque as he disputes the 12,000 figure used by the European Parliament in its resolution calling for an end to extrajudicial killings in the Philippines
'I don't know where [they're] coming from,' says new Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
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
Malacañang, however, says President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno only show his 'dislike' of her, and not of the judiciary
Award-winning photojournalist Ezra Acayan, who has been covering the drug war since 2016, speaks to Rappler's Patricia Evangelista in this video about biases, freedom, and why he continues to follow the dead
'For every tokhang victim, there is a woman wailing beside,' says human rights lawyer Neri Colmenares. These same women will take the Duterte administration, and perpetrators and enablers, to account
Low conviction rates and long trial times make justice difficult to achieve and impunity rampant in the country, lawyers at the Rise, Resist, Unite against Tokhang and Tyranny forum say
The Commission on Human Rights says the Philippines is a signatory to various international treaties that require the country to be open to investigations in relation to alleged human rights abuses
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James A Walsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the State Department, the US still provides support in such areas as 'drug demand reduction programs'
'Alam mo na ang pag-disclose ng mga pangalan, hindi lang ma-e-endanger ang buhay mo, kundi pati pamilya mo,' PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says of cops who joined drug war operations
Ipinaliwanag ng Quiapo Church rector ang mga programa ng simbahan para sa drug rehabilitation at pagtulong sa mga pamilya ng EJK victims
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But UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard has a 'distinguished' career in human rights and humanitarian work across the globe
The Duterte administration has long been accused of either being behind the killings links to the drug war or being passive in stamping it out
Official data shows that 3,993 people were killed in police operations, yet the Duterte administration refuses to tag them as extrajudicial killings. Human rights organizations say the world will not be fooled.
Livelihood, educational assistance for children and nutritional feeding are the next program of the Diocese of Novaliches for the families.
'Stop the killings,' reads the cardboard message placed on top of the crucifix at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, also known as Baclaran Church
Gadon says he's considering running for the Senate again in 2019 because ‘a lot of people are pushing me’