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Lacson dares PNP: Solve drug killings -

Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday said the authorities should change tactics in dealing with the narcotics problem as President Duterte's brutal war on drugs began to lose public support. “I think the tactics employed are starting to reach saturation ...and more »

Special Report: Police describe kill rewards, staged crime scenes in Duterte's drug war - Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine police have received cash payments for executing drug suspects, planted evidence at crime scenes and carried out most of the killings they have long blamed on vigilantes, said two senior officers who are critical of ...and more »

Duterte's drug war is horrifically violent. So why do many young, liberal Filipinos support it? - Washington Post

MANILA — Justin Quirino is a 28-year-old radio disc jockey and events host who is active in Manila's hip cultural scene. He abhors violence and says more of his country's wealth and opportunities should flow to the poor. And he considers himself a ...and more »

The Philippines' Duterte Incites Vigilante Violence - Human Rights Watch

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's has a perverse idea for a job creation program: Hire the unemployed to kill criminal suspects. On Tuesday, Duterte welcomed a returning group of overseas Filipino workers by telling them, “If you lose your job, I ...and more »

US troubled by increasing extrajudicial killings in Philippines - Arab News

WASHINGTON: The United States said on Thursday it was troubled by the growing number of extrajudicial killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs and called on Manila to stick to its commitment to investigate them. According to ...and more »

Approval for Duterte's drug war slips in Philippines - Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - Satisfaction in the Philippines with President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs declined in the first quarter this year, a survey showed on Wednesday, with opinions split about police accounts that the drug suspects they killed had ...and more »

Philippine President Rodrigo Tells Jobless Filipinos to Kill Drug Addicts - Newsweek

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has some career advice for the almost 40 million Filipinos currently unemployed—go out and kill drug addicts. The Phil Star newspaper reported that Duterte was overheard at Ninoy Aquino International Airport while ...and more »

Duterte denies Philippines police are paid to kill drug suspects - Sky News

The president's spokesperson says officers who claim police are getting money to kill drug users "must be living movie scenes". 12:03, UK, Thursday 20 April 2017. Almost 9,000 people have been killed since President Duterte took office last June. Image ...and more »

FAST FACTS: How honorary degrees are conferred - Rappler

The plan of the University of the Philippines' Board of Regents to confer an honorary degree on President Duterte draws protests from students and alumni. Published 9:30 AM, April 20, 2017. Updated 12:38 PM, April 20, 2017. MANILA ...and more »

Police paid to kill drug suspects, plant evidence—Reuters report -

A retired intelligence officer and an active senior commander of the Philippine National Police (PNP) are saying that most of the killings in the Duterte administration's war on drugs are done by policemen and not by vigilantes, a special report by ...and more »