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HRW calls for independent probe into police's role in extrajudicial killings

Nov 06, 2018 - 4:17 PM

The New York-based organization made the call after the Central Visayas police chief said hitmen in EJKs might be retired or active cops

ZERO EJK? Protesters call for end to drug war killings in front of the PNP headquarters. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Malacañang tells EU Parliament to be prudent in issuing resolutions

Apr 20, 2018 - 3:55 PM

'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

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announces during a press conference at the Presidential Guest House in Panacan, Davao City on January 4, 2018 that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has decided to terminate the services of Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator Marcial Quirico Amaro III upon verifying complaints that the administrator has made excessive trips overseas. Amaro's termination from the service is part of the President's commitment to eliminate graft and corruption in government. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte threatens to arrest ICC prosecutor if she goes to PH

Apr 13, 2018 - 12:13 PM

'Kaya ikaw, Ms Fatou, huwag kang pumunta dito kasi I will bar you,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, addressing International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

PNP probes ineffective, inefficient 'EJK' police investigators

Oct 09, 2017 - 11:45 AM

The PNP probes its own investigators to find out if they have been looking into the rise in deaths since the declaration of the drug war

INEFFECTIVE? 3 suspected drugs personalities were apprenhended by cops while 3 others died after a shootout in Maypajo, Caloocan City. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

The police's menace of guns, power, and machismo

Oct 07, 2017 - 9:00 AM

When we give a gun to a person tasked to police and protect us, do we hope or do we worry?

Martial Law 2.0 in Mindanao: Beta version of Duterte's authoritarian project

May 28, 2017 - 12:50 AM

Duterte is using a sledgehammer to take on a job that is properly accomplished with precision tools It is the convenient but indiscriminate weapon of an authoritarian leader

Universal Periodic Review, CHR, Yates on Flynn | Midday wRap

May 09, 2017 - 2:08 PM

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Learn from lessons of Jabidah massacre, Zambo youth tell Duterte

Mar 18, 2017 - 10:36 PM

Young Mindanao activists urge President Rodrigo Duterte to stop extrajudicial killings

STOP STATE TERRORISM. On March 18, 2017, the 49th anniversary of the Jabidah massacre, Mindanao activists demand justice for the victims of alleged extrajudicial killings and military violence under the Duterte administration. Photo courtesy of Mark John Sachez

An open letter to Human Rights Watch on EJKs, Duterte, and Karapatan

Mar 15, 2017 - 7:08 PM

Has the militant rights group spoken out strongly against the wave of extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the Philippines?

De Lima, Trillanes, Robredo | Evening wRap

Feb 17, 2017 - 8:48 PM

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WATCH: Amnesty Int'l says police HQ paid P8k-15k per kill

Feb 11, 2017 - 10:09 AM

We’re paid in cash secretly by headquarters There’s no incentive for arresting We’re not paid anything

Cops are paid to kill in PH war on drugs – Amnesty Int'l

Feb 01, 2017 - 12:06 AM

The Amnesty International report details stories of police corruption and abuse in President Rodrigo Duterte s war on drugs

WAR ON DRUGS. Crime scene investigators and media surround the dead body of a drug suspect killed by cops during a supposed operation in Caloocan City on September 30, 2016. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

UN rapporteur must apologize for 'tremendous' harm to PH – Yasay

Dec 16, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr blames UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard s unfair statements for the decision of a US organization to stop giving aid to the Philippines

CALLING FOR APOLOGY. Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr wants UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard to apologize for her remarks on extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. File photo by Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 13, 2016

Dec 13, 2016 - 10:43 AM

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Duterte to drug war critics: Why not adopt an addict?

Dec 12, 2016 - 9:38 PM

The President even comes up with a tag line for his proposed program: Adopt an addict share a love between your fellow man

MESSAGE TO 'BLEEDING HEARTS.' President Rodrigo Duterte poses for a photo at the sidelines of the the Ten Outstanding Young Men and Women of 2016 awarding ceremony at Malacañang on December 12, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

LIVE: Senate hearing on extrajudicial killings, 13 October 2016

Oct 13, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Get live updates on the Senate hearing on extrajudicial killings on Thursday October 13 2016 at 9:00am

Duterte: 'Don't hope I'll change my character'

Sep 27, 2016 - 7:04 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he cannot be expected to be a proper statesman especially when it comes to matters that infuriate him

PRESS BRIEFING. President Rodrigo Duterte fields questions at a  Palace news briefing. Photo by Ace Moradante/PPD

PH to US: We don't condone unlawful killings

Aug 13, 2016 - 8:59 PM

The DFA answers the US embassy s list of concerns under President Rodrigo Duterte but dodges Duterte s remarks against Ambassador Philip Goldberg

DIPLOMAT TO DIPLOMAT. US Ambassador Philip Goldberg chats with Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr before a meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at the Music Room in Malacanang Palace on July 19, 2016. Photo by Toto Lozano/PND

US releases rare list of concerns under Duterte

Aug 12, 2016 - 4:53 PM

The United States hits President Rodrigo Duterte s gay remarks against Ambassador Philip Goldberg and says it is concerned about extrajudicial killings

PH-US RELATIONS. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shares a light moment with US Secretary of State Secretary John Kerry during a courtesy call at the President's Hall of the Malacañang Palace on July 27, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

Tagle: 'Hangad ng Diyos ay hindi parusa, kundi kaligtasan'

Jul 23, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Kung tayong mga tao parang gigil na gigil nang magparusa ang Diyos gigil na gigil magligtas Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle says

'BE MERCIFUL.' Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle stresses God's mercy in a homily at the 3rd Philippine Conference on New Evangelization. Photo courtesy of Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

Robredo: 'Senseless, unjust violence must stop'

Jul 20, 2016 - 5:40 PM

We must all stand together in defending our human rights as well as the rights of those who cannot fight for themselves says Vice President Leni Robredo

Suspect in judge killing arrested

Mar 10, 2014 - 12:56 PM

The suspect identified as Mohamad Alkhalidz Paradji Amisali was arrested by local police along Sunrise Drive in Zamboanga city Sunday