President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial war on crime in the Philippines has inspired a popular mobile game. The “Fighting Crime” app allows users to play as Duterte, with an arsenal of weapons and sidekicks. The targets? Drug addicts, dealers, and robbers.
In a long-awaited report, the United Nations said that the policies of President Rodrigo Duterte’s government acted like a "permission to kill."Sammy Westfall
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?Sammy Westfall
The feared anti-terror bill in the Philippines will lapse into law in a week’s time.Natashya Gutierrez
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.Therese Reyes, Natashya Gutierrez
Wearing party hats and holding balloons, Filipinos rallied against a looming law that would allow the government to charge its critics as terrorists.Therese Reyes
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.Therese Reyes