To escape the drug war, over a million addicts in the Philippines have given themselves up. Jails are bursting at the seams. But in a new rehabilitation center with capacity for 10,000, only 186 are getting treatment, due to a lack of doctors.
President Rodrigo Duterte's murderous war on drugs has cost thousands of lives. After the killings of two local mayors, a ruthless police chief has made his name as a willing enforcer, Florian Neuhof reports.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte wants him behind bars, but Senator Antonio Trillanes is resisting arrest by taking refuge in his Senate office. In a DW interview, the senator accuses Duterte of being a dictator.
When politicians can say everything and mean nothing, trash-talking strongmen like Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte are the result. DW's Conflict Zone meets Salvador Panelo, chief legal counsel to Duterte.
The arrest of Philippine senator Antonio Trillanes has been ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte while visiting Israel. Trillanes backs an International Criminal Court probe into Duterte's crackdown on drug suspects.
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