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Posts Tagged ‘war on drugs’

Death rates drop under Oplan Double Double Barrel Reloaded

Posted on: April 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The number of deaths in the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) anti-illegal drugs operations has declined a month after the launch of its Oplan Double Barrel Reloaded. PNP’s data...

Pro-duterte lawyers to push impeachment complaint vs VP Robredo despite calls from PRRD

Posted on: March 24th, 2017 | No Comments
A group of lawyers still considers filing an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo amid the call of President Rodrigo Duterte against the said plan. The “Impeach VP Leni...

Issuance of search warrant at Mayor Espinosa’s cell is highly irregular — DOJ

Posted on: March 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice has recommended administrative charges against Judge Tarcelo Sabare  Jr. of Branch 30, Samar Regional Trial Court. In its resolution, the panel of prosecutors...

Newly formed inter-agency body lays out plans for drug war

Posted on: March 14th, 2017 | No Comments
Members of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) have laid their respective plans for the government’s anti-illegal drugs campaign. During the meeting, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency or PDEA Director...

CHR denounces return of Oplan Tokhang

Posted on: March 4th, 2017 | No Comments
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) denounces the resumption of “Oplan Tokhang”. In a statement, CHR says the Duterte administration’s anti-drug campaign must not be continued because many innocent lives...

PDEA chief agrees to revive anti-drug campaign under PNP

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Isidro Lapeña is open to the idea of reviving the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) campaign against illegal drugs. Lapeña said PDEA...

Thousands flock to pro-Duterte rally in Davao City

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 | 1 Comment
DAVAO, Philippines — Aside from gathering at the Quirino Grand Stand, thousands of President Rodrigo Duterte’s supporters gathered at Rizal Park in Davao City. Rally organizers said some 10,000 people...

Drug dealers back on the streets amid anti-drug ops suspension

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — Before January ended, President Rodrigo Duterte suspended all anti-illegal drugs operations of the Philippine National Police. This, after the involvement of several police officers in the kidnapping and...

Duterte supporters call for continuation of war on drugs

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 | No Comments
Groups that supported President Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential campaign last year gathered once again at the Luneta Park on Saturday. They wanted to express their continued support to his campaign against...

Pres. Duterte turns over the drug rehabilitation facility to Samal LGU

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has spearheaded the turnover of the rehabilitation facility for the drug reformist at Sitio Maag, Penaplata, Island Garden City of Samal. The community based drug rehabilitation facility...