President of the Philippines used his inaugural United Nations speech to lash out at human rights campaigners who are in the line of fire in the country's war on drugs
Activists targeted by the government are stuck at home due to draconian lockdowns, giving them no way to escape from the hitmen actively hunting them down.
In his nearly two-hour State of the Nation Address riddled with contradictions and ironies, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte laid future plans to continue to exert his power against those he considers enemies.
Just a day before President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address, an office raid of a local magazine raises fears of diminishing liberties.
In a Win for Duterte, the Philippine Congress Officially Shut Down the Country’s Largest News Network
President Rodrigo Duterte had repeatedly stated that he had a personal grudge against the network.
Filipinos are calling on their compatriots to #OustDuterteNow, as many continue to protest against the new law over fears it could be used to charge government critics as terrorists.
After years of police successfully claiming "self-defense" as bodies piled up in the country's bloody drug war, will the same rationale work when the victims are on-duty intelligence officers?
The Philippine drug war has seen thousands of deaths at the hands of police. They leave behind countless women and children, whose collective trauma is far-reaching, and often overlooked.
Maria Ressa is convicted of cyber libel charges, raising concerns of diminishing press freedoms and democratic rights in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte.
Wearing party hats and holding balloons, Filipinos rallied against a looming law that would allow the government to charge its critics as terrorists.
In a long-awaited report, the United Nations said that the policies of President Rodrigo Duterte’s government acted like a "permission to kill."
A new anti-terrorism bill only needs President Rodrigo Duterte's signature to be signed into law. Human rights activists say it is a repression tool to silence government critics and diminish freedoms.