Tag : extrajudicial killings
Kill Zone title : 5,000 Suspected Drug Dealers in the Philippines Killed ‘Like Animals,’ Reports Say
summary : True to the campaign promise of Philippines Pres. Rodrigo Duterte that many “drug addicts” will die if he should get elected, more than 5,000 suspected drug dealers have been killed in the country in less than five months since he sat in office.
date : Dec 08, 2016 10:27 PM EST
Catholic Church title : Philippine Catholic Church Losing Clout Over Widely Supported Drug Killings
summary : The Philippine Catholic church, once a powerful entity that influenced the country’s sociopolitical landscape, appears to be losing its clout over issues surrounding the killings related to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war.
date : Oct 11, 2016 04:12 PM EDT
Rodrigo Duterte title : Philippine President Sends Death Squads after Criminals, Drug Dealers, Addicts
summary : Rodrigo Duterte, new president of the Philippines, is making good on his campaign pledge to implement a surge of extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers, users and criminals. Starting the day after he was elected on May 10, 2016, through Aug. 4, according to a local account, there have been 571 killings, mostly executions by police and vigilante groups.
date : Aug 05, 2016 08:07 PM EDT