Tag : Mindanao
title : ISIL Cuts Electricity Supply to Burn Down Houses on Southern Philippine Island Of Mindanao
summary : On Tuesday night, clashes between Philippine forces and heavily armed militants linked to the Islamic State caused panic and destruction in Marawi City, the capital of Lanao del Sur Province on Mindanao. The fight started when the government forces tried to capture Isnilon Hapilon, one of FBI's most wanted terrorist.
date : May 25, 2017 08:02 AM EDT
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