Philippines vows less violent drug war amid ICC probe

/ Feb 14, 2018

Philippines vows less violent drug war amid ICC probe

Philippine police said Wednesday they have adopted special measures, including body cameras, to reduce violence in anti-narcotics operations as the International Criminal Court investigates allegations of thousands of extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. Five days after the ICC launched a preliminary examination ...

Feb 13, 2018

Duterte slammed over threat to shoot female rebels in the genitals

Human rights groups say the Philippine president's remarks about troops shooting female communist rebels in the genitals to render them "useless" can encourage sexual violence and war crimes. The left-wing group Karapatan said Tuesday that President Rodrigo Duterte "has distinguished himself as a frothing-in-the-mouth fascist ...