The Philippines’ top policeman, who leads the nation’s deadly drugs crackdown, quit on Monday as he faces allegations of protecting officers accused of selling a huge haul of seized narcotics.
Philippine citizens are overwhelmingly satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on drugs, a survey showed, giving a boost to a government outraged by an international push to investigate allegations of systematic murders by police.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration has ordered the suspension of all loan and grant talks with foreign governments that backed a United Nations resolution to review human rights abuses during his signature anti-drug war.
Iceland spearheads a UN resolution to probe Duterte’s deadly drug war.
Obrador defends a plan to end lawlessness.
Clarita Alia has lost four of her sons to extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. She says many more mothers like her will have to bury their sons as long as Rodrigo Duterte is president.
Sri Lanka announces it would start hanging drug dealers, ending a near-half century moratorium on capital punishment.
Duterte urges other nations to follow his move to quit International Criminal Court treaty.
Philippine police say they have adopted special measures to reduce violence.
Fitch raises the Philippines’ sovereign rating by one level despite the deadly drug war.
Catholic bishops lead thousands of Philippine worshippers in calling for an end to killings.
A tough-talking ex-human rights lawyer is named Rodrigo Duterte’s new spokesman.
The Philippines’ Catholic Church calls to end the “waste of human lives” following a brutal week in President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war.
A mayor on President Duterte’s list of drug suspects is killed during a raid on his home.