Extrajudicial Killings as official policy

“Here is the unassailable conclusion.” In the Request for Judicial Investigation filed before the International Criminal Court on the situation in the Philippines in the context of the Duterte Administration’s war on drugs campaign (WoD), Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda gives an exhaustive narration of the factual and jurisdictional bases to justify the grant of such Request. …

Lawfare Against De Lima and Media

From the beginning, and for years now, I have argued that there is no basis for the charges against Senator Leila De Lima. Developments in her trial this week confirmed that. Any serious observer in that process will concede that the government has nothing against the detained opposition leader. As the Free Leila De Lima …