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President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that his ‘only sin’ is the extrajudicial killings as collateral damage for his administration’s brutal war against illegal drugs.
where over a hundred prisoners sleep in a cell amid PH President Duterte’s merciless war on drugs. MANILA — Jason Madarang, awaiting trial on a charge of drug use, is in a muggy, windowless cell in a Manila prison so overcrowded that inmates must sleep in halls and stairwells and share each toilet with 150 […]
When President Rodrigo Duterte took office on June 30, 2016, he vowed to rid the country of illegal drugs, crime, and corruption in three to six months. Six months went by and the drug problem was still around. He then extended the deadline by another six months. A year and a half later, the drug problem still exists. What […]
PRESIDENT Duterte’s proclamation of a state of national emergency on account of lawless violence in Mindanao calls for warrantless arrests in four specific cases but requires that existing rules and jurisprudence be “strictly observed.”
A witness who claimed to be a member of the Davao Death Squad (DDS), the notorious vigilante group allegedly behind the killings in the President’s hometown, appeared before the Senate on Sept. 15 and made explosive accusations against President Rodrigo Duterte on his alleged orders to kill more than 1,000 individuals when he was still […]
I am not embarrassed to say that I cried in a restaurant in Makati where I was having breakfast when I saw the Philippine Daily Inquirer Sunday edition with that front page photo [of a present day Pieta]. I have not been so moved by a photo in years. I could see the love, anguish, […]
In what could arguably be the “mother of all scandals,” President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte dropped a bombshell in front of Sen. Leila de Lima’s face. Calling it a “drugs matrix” — known as the “Muntinglupa Connection” — Duterte released a document showing links between De Lima and several others allegedly involved in illegal drug activities […]
“The big-time, convicted drug lords must be contained in an isolated island surrounded by shark-infested waters to cut them off from their contact with their syndicates,” our source quoted Justice Secretary Aguirre. He said Corregidor Island in Manila Bay and islands near existing penal colonies in Palawan, Leyte, Zamboanga and Davao could be ideal satellite island prison […]
President Rodrigo Duterte has raised the bounty for killing of drug lords to five million.
The Davao City Mayor may not have said “Make my Day” just as Clint Eastwood did in the film “Dirty Harry” but he might as well have uttered the very same phrase for every killing that happened in the southern city of the Philippines.
New York City — An elderly couple from the Upper West Side kept countless junkies stoned for years by turning the husband’s medical office into a “pill mill” for prescription narcotics.