Crackdown on drugs in Philippines
Duterte-Marcos Jr alliance Philippines Duterte-Marcos Jr. alliance is now official, rights advocates petition for disqualification

Sara Duterte, Davao City mayor and daughter of Rodrigo Duterte, and Ferdinand Marcos Jr, son of former Philippine dictator, have announced an alliance for the general election scheduled for May 2022

Brazen disregard for Filipinos killed: movements condemn Marcos Jr.’s presidential bid

Progressive movements are ramping up their resistance against the presidential bid of Bongbong Marcos, son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, in the upcoming 2022 election

Duterte’s war on drugs comes under scrutiny by ICC

The prosecutor’s office of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has found “reasonable basis to believe” that crimes against humanity have been committed by Rodrigo Duterte’s government in the Philippines

ICC’s report on the Philippines alleges crimes against humanity committed by Duterte regime

The ICC prosecutor’s report found “reasonable basis to believe” that the Philippines government committed crimes against humanity during its war on drugs

Duterte’s exit from ICC a bid to escape probe on drug war?

The International Criminal Court had initiated an investigation into Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ which has led to thousands of deaths, mainly at the hands of vigilantes

Following massive international pressure, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa is released on bail

Maria Ressa, editor of the website, Rappler, was arrested in connection with a case of libel under a draconian anti-cybercrime law. The offending article was however published months before the law even took effect

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