Philippines opposition leader arrested
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.
Philippines: documenting Duterte’s war on drugs
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.
Philippines President admits killing suspects
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.
Anti-Marcos demonstrators in ‘Black Friday’ protest
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.
Philippines’ president Rodrigo Duterte challenged on War on Drugs
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.
Rodrigo Duterte: on the frontline of the Philippines’ drug war
“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.