Duterte supporters - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Duterte supporters


Government offensive: Info operations attack media to manage SEA Games PR crisis

Dec 02, 2019 - 9:55 PM

From #Seagames2019fail to #Seagamesnotafailure – Rappler maps how the conversations on the SEA Games pan out on social media

MANAGING A CRISIS. Rappler looks at how the strong pro-Duterte network on social media jumped in to shift narratives on SEA Games.

WATCH: We put supporters and critics of President Duterte in a room together

May 03, 2019 - 1:39 PM

A group of young voters sits down to discuss the midterm elections and his policies – including marijuana legalization, same-sex marriage, and the controversial War on Drugs

Counter-protest: Pro-Duterte crowd arrives at anti-Martial Law rally in Luneta

Sep 21, 2018 - 6:30 PM

More than an hour before the start of the anti-Martial Law activity in Luneta, administration supporters, wearing red shirts, are bussed in to hold their own rally nearby

RED SHIRT CROWD. President Rodrigo Duterte's supporters rally at the Luneta Grandstand to counter the anti-Martial Law gathering at the nearby Rizal Monument on September 21, 2018, the 46th anniversary of the Declaration of Martail Law. All photos by Gerard Carreon/Rappler

Supporters like Drew Olivar make Duterte look bad, says Robredo

Aug 09, 2018 - 6:00 PM

'Kapag ganito iyong ginagamit na paraan, hindi lang si Pangulo iyong nababastos pero lahat ng Pilipino,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

A MESSAGE TO DUTERTE SUPPORTERS. Vice President Leni Robredo slams blogger Drew Olivar, who claimed she slept around during her South Africa in 2017. File photo by OVP

How a Duterte supporter fell out of love with the President

Jun 30, 2018 - 9:30 AM

'The hardest part is admitting that the man you thought he was is different from the man he is,' says a Duterte supporter who has decided to become a critic

Duterte supporters threaten to leave Facebook for Russia's VK

Apr 15, 2018 - 4:54 PM

The 'Russian Facebook' reportedly attracts American extremist groups, neo-Nazis, and the alt-right, too, because of its loose enforcement against hate speech

[OPINYON] Sex at ang DDS

Dec 17, 2017 - 1:01 PM

Pero meron pa, sabi ng kausap ko, naabot namin ang sukdulang kaligayahang seksuwal kapag sinasabi niya sa mga kaaway niya, 'Papatayin ko kayong lahat'

[OPINION] Sex and the DDS

Dec 16, 2017 - 9:30 AM

'But there's something more,' he volunteered. 'The height of sexual pleasure is when he says "I will kill you" to his enemies.'

Pro-Duterte, anti-Martial Law groups engage in chant battle on Mendiola

Sep 21, 2017 - 8:42 PM

Former congressman Teddy Casiño says it's 'a big joke' that President Duterte declares September 21 a day of protest: 'He is the subject of the protest'

What took me so long to condemn extrajudicial killings

Aug 21, 2017 - 5:28 PM

How could I have been so insensitive? a Duterte supporter asks as he reflects on the death of Kian delos Santos

A good conversation with a Duterte supporter

Aug 05, 2017 - 10:30 AM

We argued we debated and then we shook hands

Duterte's young supporters whom we don’t talk about

May 19, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Maybe this is what we on the other side should all do: We have to remove the selective filters that plug our ears

Duterte supporters to stage 'Palit Bise' rally on April 2

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:30 PM

We are asking the people to show indignation towards the actions of our Vice President says pro Duterte lawyer Bruce Rivera

OUST ROBREDO. Pro-impeachment supporters against Vice President Leni Roredo gather outside the Office of the Vice President in New Manila, Quezon City on March 20. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

WATCH: Duterte supporters in heated exchange with reporters

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:45 PM

Radio reporter Jill Resontoc asks the Impeach VP Leni Team who is funding them prompting a heated exchange between Duterte supporters and reporters covering the event

THE CLASH. Veteran reporter Ben Rosario (2nd from right) stands up Duterte supporters Bruce Rivera (1st from left) and Vivian Velez (1st from right) in a press conference on March 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Duterte critics, supporters clash along EDSA

Feb 25, 2017 - 8:04 PM

A scuffle erupts after around 7 Duterte supporters arrive at a rally of thousands of Duterte critics near the People Power Monument

CLASH ALONG EDSA. Singer Jim Paredes confronts supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte along EDSA on February 25, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte supporters to hold rallies on EDSA anniversary

Feb 22, 2017 - 1:50 PM

The rallies are meant to prove that support for President Rodrigo Duterte is not waning despite criticism against his war on drugs and the revival of his links to murders in Davao City

DEFENDING THE PRESIDENT. Duterte supporters hold a press conference to announce plans for gatherings on February 25 to 26. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte, Mocha and outflanking critics

Jan 09, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Whenever his critics go left Duterte goes right only to suddenly swerve left forcing his opponents to the right

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Dec 02, 2016 - 9:49 AM

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People Power Monument, Oplan Cyber Tokhang, pilot’s recording | Midday wRap

Dec 01, 2016 - 1:25 PM

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Oplan Cyber Tokhang on Facebook: ‘Extrajudicial reporting’

Dec 01, 2016 - 9:23 AM

Facebook can no longer ignore the fact that there are continuous and organized attempts to game its system

The curious case of the Mocha Uson blog

Nov 05, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Its main message is that President Duterte can do no wrong This kind of citizen defense of a president is not desirable because it promotes personalistic instead of rational political discourse

10 reasons I'm now a Dutertian

Aug 22, 2016 - 12:15 PM

As I have been reading his supporters’ arguments I have changed my mind and joined the Dutertian bandwagon Let me tell you why

Will vocal Duterte supporters read this article from start to finish?

Aug 06, 2016 - 4:00 PM

All we are saying is give reading comprehension a chance

Duterte youth supporters will also be his 'critics'

Jul 01, 2016 - 3:27 PM

The group Duterte Youth for Change says they are both watchdogs and supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte

YOUTH. Youth supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte say they will serve as both critics and supporters of his administration. All photos by Danielle Nakpil/Rappler

Aiza Seguerra to fellow Duterte supporters: Let's not be 'blind' followers

Jun 08, 2016 - 1:07 PM

We cannot be blind followers na bibirahin na lang lahat ng hindi sangayon sa atin Seguerra addresses his fellow Duterte supporters

This photo, taken from his Instagram, was taken at Castaway Music Festival. Screengrab from Instagram/aizaseguerra

NUJP: 'Spare journalists' from threats, attacks

May 07, 2016 - 10:24 AM

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines calls for a stop to harassment and threats hurled against reporters during the coverage of the national elections

Lemonade, battered woman syndrome, and Duterte apologists

May 06, 2016 - 4:30 PM

A generation is about to be influenced by a leader who has low regard of women

Duterte-Cayetano at the Rock D' Avance concert in Taguig on April 30, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Dear Digong: Please don't fail your people

May 05, 2016 - 10:00 AM

I hope to God for the sake of our country that all of the things you ve promised are lies

IN PHOTOS: Supporters come for Duterte-Trillanes showdown

May 02, 2016 - 10:30 PM

They gather outside the Bank of the Philippine Islands Julia Vargas branch in Pasig City to witness the release of Duterte’s controversial bank records

Anti-Duterte voter files complaints vs Internet bullies

May 02, 2016 - 1:35 PM

UPDATED I hope people will understand their responsibilities on free speech There s a fine line between free speech and speech that harms Renee Karunungan says

Meet the vendor who follows Duterte's sorties

May 01, 2016 - 8:45 PM

49 year old Felipe Fernando who hails from Nueva Ecija sells souvenirs to express support for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte

DUTERTE SUPPORTER. Felipe Fernando and his wares. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Unstoppable rise? The challenge for Duterte

Apr 28, 2016 - 4:30 PM

The man from Mindanao if he were truly the one to turn things around now has to start reimagining himself as the leader of a divided nation

At an LP rally, politician campaigns for Duterte

Apr 27, 2016 - 6:30 PM

It s an awkward moment for LP candidates led by reelectionist ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman when a Mangudadatu clan member declares support for Duterte during a rally

LP, YES? Local candidates flash the L sign of the administration party, except a Duterte ally, former Buluan mayor Ibrahim Mangudadatu, during an April 26 rally. Photo by Ferdh Cabrera/Rappler

Want communism to rise? Choose Duterte – Roxas

Apr 27, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Mar Roxas is in vote rich Cebu for the 3rd time where Duterte is the favored bet

RELEASED. The NPA releases 5 police officers to Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Editha Caduaya/ Rappler

Duterte: Sieg Heil?

Apr 23, 2016 - 6:00 PM

This disproportionate nature of pro Duterte voices is the first element to what I would now call the makings of a real – and first – fascist movement in the country

Dear Duterte voter: 'Di gumagana ang drug war

Apr 20, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Davao is a city; Mayor Duterte is running to be president of an entire country Name me a single all out national drug war that has worked and I will vote for Duterte

Duterte a threat to democracy – Grace Poe

Apr 19, 2016 - 10:29 AM

How will Poe benefit from Duterte s latest faux pas?

Grace Poe: Yes, Duterte will be a dangerous president

Apr 18, 2016 - 6:39 PM

Grace Poe also takes a swipe at Rodrigo Duterte for failing to control his supporters who would sometimes threaten his critics

DANGEROUS. Presidential bet Grace Poe says 'Yes' when asked if Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte, her closest rival, would be a 'dangerous president.'

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Mar 15, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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Duterte to supporters: Be civil, intelligent, decent, compassionate

Mar 13, 2016 - 11:45 PM

UPDATED The statement from Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte s camp comes as his supporters threaten a student who asked him a question at a forum

The Scrum: The unlikely supporters of Rodrigo Duterte

Feb 13, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Taking a risk on a man who speaks recklessly but is ‘outcome oriented’

Cheating in elections is next hurdle for Duterte candidacy – supporters

Feb 06, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Fearing Duterte s wealthier enemies will buy votes away from their candidate his supporters tell communities not to be swayed by money

SUPPORTERS OF 'DU30.' Rodrigo Duterte supporters proudly wear their campaign t-shirts. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

#PHVote: Why is Duterte so appealing?

Dec 10, 2015 - 7:00 PM

To his followers he s the only one with a backbone the only who will stand up for his principles and what he wants for the nation regardless of who he angers and disappoints Or kills

OFW supporter: Duterte will kill for peace? Same in Saudi Arabia

Dec 02, 2015 - 10:36 AM

Duterte s iron fist approach to criminality appeals to OFWs who live in societies with a similar justice system