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Rappler's latest stories on anti-drug war


Philippines summons China envoy amid war on drugs

Aug 24, 2016 - 4:45 PM

The Philippines will also send a note verbale to China to pursue the drug issue on a more aggressive note

COMPLEX TIES. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr (right) and Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua (left) exchange pleasantries during Zhao's courtesy call on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 7, 2016. Photo from MARO-PCOO

'Tama na'

Aug 07, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Mula sa lipunan ng mga adik kailangan din bang tayo ay maging lipunan ng mga mamamatay tao sa tabing daan?

'TAMA NA.' Ito ang mensahe ni Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas tungkol sa mga pagpatay na konektado sa giyera laban sa droga. Kuha ni Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila


Aug 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM

From a generation of drug addicts shall we become a generation of street murderers?

'ENOUGH.' This is the message of Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas against the recent killings connected to the war against illegal drugs. Screen grab from RTVM

Bishop: Shall we become a generation of murderers?

Aug 06, 2016 - 7:04 PM

Archbishop Socrates Villegas releases the strongest statement by a Catholic leader against the bloody anti drug war waged by President Rodrigo Duterte

'I'M A PUSHER.' A woman mourns the loss of her husband, next to a placard which reads, 'I'm a pusher.' Her husband was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Manila on July 23, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

FULL TEXT: De Lima's privilege speech on extrajudicial killings

Aug 02, 2016 - 5:44 PM

We have to continue opposing the murder of the innocents as well as that of the suspects In the campaign against criminality we cannot applaud criminal methods

Duterte at SONA 2016: Off-script, yet on point

Jul 26, 2016 - 6:00 AM

He may have broken off from tradition by going off script in his first SONA but President Rodrigo Duterte couldn t be any clearer about waging war against drugs and criminality

Mass held for 'sacrificial victims' in war vs drugs

Jul 25, 2016 - 10:36 PM

Fr Atilano Fajardo describes targets of summary killings as sacrificial victims whose deaths will make the anti drug war seem like a success

'SACRIFICIAL VICTIMS.' Catholics hold a Mass on July 25, 2016, for victims of extrajudicial killings in the face of the government's bloody war against illegal drugs. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Mass set for Duterte SONA: 'Huwag kang papatay'

Jul 24, 2016 - 1:36 AM

Set in the Archdiocese of Manila this is the first major movement of Catholics in relation to President Rodrigo Duterte s bloody war against illegal drugs

WAR VS DRUGS. In this picture taken on July 8, 2016, police officers investigate the dead body of an alleged drug dealer, his face covered with packing tape and a placard that reads, 'I'm a pusher,' on a street in Manila. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP