Outrage at Kian’s wake: Lawmakers, rights activists denounce Duterte’s war on drugs

Please click here for VERA Files’ photo essay By Arianne Christian Tapao and Ellen T. Tordesillas, VERA Files Photos by Arianne Christian Tapao Usually on opposing sides, supporters and critics of President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs have joined the chorus of condemnation over the killing of 17-year-old Kian Loyd Delos Santos and called […]

August 23, 2017  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Human Rights, Peace and Order, PNP. illegal drugs  No Comments

‘Tama na po! May test pa ako bukas!’

Kolumn ko ito sa Abante. Anong klaseng tao itong mga pulis na walang habag na pinagbabaril ang 17-taong gulang na si Kian de los Santos habang nagmamakaawa, “Tama na po! May test pa ako bukas!” Ito ba talaga ang sinasabing kailangan maka-quota and mga pulis kaya kahit sino na lang bibitbitin nila at pagpapatayin at […]

August 19, 2017  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Human Rights, Peace and Order  5 Comments