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Amnesty International is calling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on drugs a "systematic campaign of killing". It wants the United Nations to investigate what...

By Lian Buan in Manila Opposition senatorial canidate Chel Diokno, a veteran human rights lawyer, won the endorsement of former justices of the Philippines Supreme...

By Nestor Corrales in Manila Despite the Philippine government’s brutal war on drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that the drug problem in the country...

UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet criticising the Philippines "war on drugs" policy in her speech in Geneva. Video: Rappler By Jodesz Gavilan in...

President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to admit to extrajudicial killings during a speech on Thursday saying this was the only "sin" that he was guilty...

Protesters mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under Philippines dictator Marcos with demonstrations against President Duterte. Video: Rappler By Paterno Esmaquel...

Philippine military leaders refuse to follow President Rodrigo Duterte's order to arrest outspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes. Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila. Video: Al...

Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie in Paris When Reporters Without Borders chief...

By Mara Cepeda in Manila On the eve of Human Rights Day, Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo called on Filipinos to stand up against all forms...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Being a journalist in the Philippines has become a lot tougher, riskier and traumatic in the face of  President Rodrigo...

A video made by Sasya Wreksono to mark the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Threats to media freedom...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in...

By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila United Nations Rapporteur Agnes Callamard has slammed the P1000 (NZ$26) budget that the House of Representatives voted to...

Al Jazeera's Listening Post programme on the Philippine "war on drugs". ANALYSIS: Presented by Richard Gizbert The most violent week yet in President Rodrigo Duterte's Philippines...

Children as young as five have become the latest victims in what's believed to be the bloodiest week in the Philippines since President Rodrigo...

Summary execution-style killings between 1982 and 1985, known locally as penembakan misterius (mysterious shootings), or Petrus, were infamous as a means of bringing down...

By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered law enforcers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with what he called a...

By Roy Abrahmn Narra in Manila Drug dealers and users at a private university in the Philippines capital of Manila are confident they will survive...

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's "war on drugs" has sparked further controversy in New Zealand at a public seminar delivered by...

By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano and Jerome P. Villanueva in Manila Curbing illegal drugs "holistically" is now an explicit mandate as provided by the Philippines government’s...

Senator Leila de Lima has branded President Rodrigo Duterte a "sociopathic serial killer" after he was accused of ordering drug killings. Video: Pinas Trends A...

By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta Church officials and human rights activists believe Indonesia could be heading down the same path as the...