Rodrigo Duterte

  • 24 Feb 2017

    Donald Trump might want his opponents to shut up, but in the Philippines they risk getting locked up.This morning President Duterte’s highest profile critic, opposition leader Leila de Lima, was arrested on drug trafficking charges after an all-night vigil at her office.

  • 15 Dec 2016

    Photojournalists have been documenting President Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ which has left five thousand nine hundred people dead by both police and vigilante hit-men, in just five and a half months.

  • 14 Dec 2016

    He claims he rode around on a motorbike  “looking for a confrontation so I could kill”. Not the confessions of a convicted serial killer but the proud boast of the President of the Philippines.

  • 25 Nov 2016

    Thousands of protesters across the Philippines have taken to the streets after the ex-dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried in a secret military ceremony. Activists have turned their anger on President Duterte for sanctioning the burial, while his hardline war on drugs is threatening to dent his popularity.

  • 25 Nov 2016

    President Rodrigo Duterte is challenged on his country’s war on drugs and its reported use of “death squads” by Jonathan Miller, who later get’s called a ‘son of a whore’ by the President.

  • 24 Aug 2016

    “If you know of any drug addicts go and kill them yourselves, as getting their parents to do it will be too painful!” The chilling words of Rodrigo Duterte the President of the Philippines.