“The relaunch of the police and Duterte administration’s Oplan Tokhang, after being suspended twice in 2017, is a tacit admission that there is something fundamentally wrong with these policies.”
Tags: war on drugs
Despite heavy snow, Filipinos in the Netherlands held a symbolic protest at the Philippine Embassy in The Hague on Dec. 11 to denounce “state-sponsored” killings under the Duterte administration.
“Everybody should stand up against the tyrant.”
Law practitioners will come together for a two-day summit as they call to uphold the rule of law and aid victims of President Duterte’s War on Drugs.
By RENAN ORTIZ
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective When, six days ago, President Duterte offered to host a world summit on human rights, people were aghast. It’s not as if the Duterte administration is the prime mover of respect for human rights considering the more than 7, 000 extrajudicial killings in the government’s war against illegal drugs. Two…
“They are our families and we love them. We fight for the people we love.”
Relatives of the victims of drug-related killings remember their loved ones as they call for an end to President Duterte’s brutal War on Drugs .
The formation of the Metro Manila chapter of the group Rise Up marks the growing number of families of EJK victims who are taking a stand against impunity and fear.
Apparently stung by the steep drops in his satisfaction and trust ratings, as shown by the latest Social Weather Stations survey, President Duterte has taken a one-step backward in his widely criticized and condemned bloody anti-illegal drug campaign, led by the Philippine National Police. He had earlier expressed his concern about preserving his credibility to…
President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his displeasure over the continuing attention being paid by various groups and organizations such as Amnesty International and other human rights groups and the United Nations, to the extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in the country, particularly those identified with the regime’s murderous “war” on drugs. Thirty-nine countries have also signed a…