Monthly Archives: September 2017

54% of Filipinos say victims did not fight back

MANILA — More than half of Filipinos believe that many of those killed by law enforcers in the anti-drug campaign were not able to fight back, based on a special Social Weather

Senate majority also calls for stop to drug killings

MANILA — Now it’s a battle of resolutions. After seven of senators got bashed on social media for not signing a resolution urging the government to stop the killing of drug suspects,

Villar names Bam, Risa in plot to ‘destroy’ Senate majority but…

MANILA — Senator Cynthia Villar on Wednesday said “someone from social media” warned her about two minority senators who have been plotting to destroy their colleagues in the majority coalition of the

Senators cry foul over blog posts branding them as ‘Palace dogs’

MANILA — Emotions ran high during the Senate session on Wednesday as some senators, who were criticized for allegedly not signing the resolution calling for an end to the killings, decried demolition

PNP to focus on drug rehab

MANILA — After an independent survey has shown that half of Filipinos believe the Philippine National Police is killing innocent people in President Duterte’s war on drugs, the PNP is taking a

39 countries worry about killings, climate of impunity in PH

MANILA — Noting that the human rights situation in the Philippines remains serious, 39 countries expressed concern over the rising number of drug-related killings in the country and called on the government