Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to crack down on drugs. Now he is targetting smokers too. By the end of the month smoking could be banned in public places. The plans don't go down well with everyone.
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.
Some of the world's worst rights abusers already have seats on the UN Human Rights Council. The Philippines and Eritrea have been controversially elected to join the likes of Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
Clarita Alia has lost four of her sons to extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. She says many more mothers like her will have to bury their sons as long as Duterte is president. Ana P. Santos reports from Davao.
A novel set in a Leipzig red light district filled with prostitution and drugs following the fall of the communist regime, it reveals how the sex trade became a booming industry in the former East Germany.
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