Under the Duterte administration, artists have become among the strongest voices of resistance
'The failure to hold security forces accountable for such serious human rights violations suggests that the rule of law is virtually absent in Venezuela,' says Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
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.
Journalists and human rights advocates condemn the killing of Edmund Sestoso, who was attacked by unidentified gunmen
Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug speaks to CHR Commissioner Roberto Cadiz on the possible impact of the withdrawal from the ICC on their work and the fight to end the culture of impunity in the country
The war on drugs, the Marawi siege, the ASEAN Summit, and global disinformation gripped the nation this year. Rappler’s yearender video takes you through 20 of 2017's top stories
Nobel Peace Prize winning organization Physicians for Human Rights concludes that Efren Morillo’s account 'was consistent with the available evidence'
The police call it an encounter. The survivor says it was an execution. Forensic evidence says he may be right.
For three months in 2017, the Payatas village hall and the police station demanded the profiling and drug testing of residents they believed were drug personalities. Every household that refused was marked red.
Malacañang says they're checking on other pending cases of violence and media killings, including the Maguindanao massacre of 2009
The war, as we have discovered, is fought in places where privilege does not extend
President Rodrigo Duterte goes into the event appearing confident that even his most outrageous remarks and actions will be ignored, having boasted in the lead-up he once stabbed someone to death, while at the same time proposing to host a global human rights summit
'Like many, I fear that the pendulum of democracy is swinging the other way globally, enabled by social media,' says Maria Ressa when she accepted the National Democracy Institute's W. Averell Harriman Democracy Award on November 2 (US time)
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The bill will create a program that provides protection to journalists being threatened, intimidated, or harassed
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(UPDATED) The Philippines' high impunity index is indicative of the country 'going through one of its most critical moments, due to the increase of violence related with organized crime and increased terrorist activities from local gangs linked to the Islamic State (ISIS)'
UPDATED Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III calls the attack an insult to the Philippine National Police and calls for the immediate arrest of the killers
Rappler’s series of investigations documents the drug war as it continues to be fought across the first year of Duterte's presidency
At least 28 land and environmental defenders were killed in the Philippines in 2016 according to environmental monitor Global Witness
Key stakeholders gather in Geneva to discuss ways to strengthen the implementation of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity
Rappler journalist Patricia Evangelista wins the SOPA 2017 Awards for Editorial Excellence in Feature Writing for coverage of the drug war
Evangelista’s ‘In the Name of the Father’ is one of the finalists in the awards Excellence in Feature Writing category
Rappler s Patricia Evangelista and Carlo Gabuco bag an award for their series on Philippine drug related killings
The selected photographs will help to raise awareness on the working conditions of journalists
CJ Sereno challenges lawyers to go against the tide stand firm in the face of pressure and follow their conscience
Carlo Gabuco s project for this grant chronicles President Duterte s war on drugs as seen through the eyes of affected children
Mayor Jefferson Soriano has faced 4 corruption charges and an electoral fraud case but has been able to hold on to office for 4 years with a re election in between
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The PNP cites it as proof that opportunistic groups were riding on the drug war
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
The PNP says it has always observed and upheld respect for human rights as a fundamental principle in policing and is the institutional foundation of all training programs for police units and personnel
UPDATED Senators warn the PNP boss against allowing his men to take advantage of the war on drugs to abuse power
Christmas is for family, even when Papa is in a coffin and Mama disappears
At the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help the brutality of extrajudicial killings becomes the image of Christmas
Whether he has killed 3 or 3 million or 4 it doesn’t matter for now his lawyers say: he is beyond the reach of the law while he’s president
After 16 days of waiting Jerico and Angel executed side by side in Quezon City are finally laid to rest
Marcos is no hero He should not be presented as one the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines says
His killers tossed a sign on his chest that said he was a drug dealer His friends ripped the sign away Drugs they say have become an excuse for murder
Most deaths – 59 over the last two years of the 2006 2015 report – happen in conflict zones During that period 78 of the 213 journalists killed 36 5 percent were in Arab States
On the eve of the day of the dead five people were executed by men who decided they did not deserve to live
President Duterte has emboldened the PNP leading to a spillover of violence beyond the war on drugs
President Rodrigo Duterte signs an administrative order committing that the government will investigate unsolved cases of media killings
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines says the unsubstantiated allegations of Senator Alan Peter Cayetano against the Philippine media put lives in danger