The United States remains committed to working with the Philippines on “evidence-based” approaches to reducing drug demand and sharing information to address the drug problem in ways that will respect human rights and the rule of law, the US State Department’s top diplomat for East Asia said yesterday. by Pia Lee-Bragophilstar.com
Myka Ulpina was shot dead in a province near Manila last week, during a police sting operation in which her father was also killed.VICE News
ON WHOSE side is the United States, specifically President Trump, in the international human rights imbroglio that President Duterte has gotten the Philippines into with his bloody war on illegal drugs? by Federico D. Pascual Jr.philstar.com
Global human rights activists are pressuring the president of the Philippines about his on-going war on illegal drugs, which they say amounts to "crimes against humanity."NPR.org
Facing a U.N. human rights investigation into its bloody war on drugs, the Philippines presented a new death toll on Thursday to counter much higher numbers given by critics.U.S.
Facing a U.N. human rights investigation into its bloody war on drugs, the Philippines presented a new death toll on Thursday to counter much higher numbers given by critics.IN
President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam Willis One of the most famous victims – and a rare survivor – of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs is a 30-year-old pedicab driver named Francisco Santiago Jr. In September 2016, while cycling through central Manila, Santiago was abducted...the Guardian