More than 7,000 people have been killed since summer 2016 when President Rodrigo Duterte launched his campaign to wipe out drug dealers and users. The rule of law has in effect been suspended. Police and vigilantes have carte blanche.
A supplemental complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte has been filed at the International Criminal Court by two lawmakers in the wake of continued drug-related killings. Ana P. Santos reports from the Netherlands.
An impeachment complaint against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte accusing him of crimes again humanity has been rejected by lawmakers. The committee reviewing the complaint called it "frivolous."
The man who attacked a casino in the Philippines was an indebted gambling addict, not an Islamist terrorist, Filipino officials said. The "Islamic State" previously claimed responsibility for the deadly rampage.
The Philippines says it will complain to the UN after an envoy investigating human rights failed to inform the government she was visiting. Manila said this was a "clear signal" she was not interested in objectivity.
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