'Barbaric' Duterte wants daily executions in Philippines

Dec 19, 2016

'Barbaric' Duterte wants daily executions in Philippines

Philippine Catholic leaders and rights groups on Monday condemned as “barbaric” President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to restore the death penalty and execute “five or six” criminals daily. Duterte, 71, has made reviving the death penalty in the mainly Catholic nation his top legislative priority ...

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says he personally killed people

Dec 14, 2016

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says he personally killed people

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he personally killed suspected criminals when he was mayor of a southern city to set an example for police. Duterte made the comments in a speech to businessmen on Monday night as he discussed his campaign to eradicate ...