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On the cusp of his fifth death anniversary, Kian Loyd delos Santos' remains are exhumed from the La Loma Cemetery in Manila. With it, new truths hope to be uncovered about the infamous case, the War on Drugs, and the country's justice system.
Kian delos Santos was shot in a dark alley in Caloocan by police offers during an anti-drug operation back in 2017, causing a national uproar. It would soon become one of the most infamous cases of extrajudicial killings during the height of the ...
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Last June 24, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim Khan expressed his desire to reopen the probe on former President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign against illegal drugs. The ICC then asked drug war victims and their families to comment on the matter on ...
The PCIJ just launched the first of its Story Projects: a children’s book about the life and death of Kian Delos Santos
Now more than ever, powerful stories demand powerful storytelling methods. And few recent events have been more powerful than the story of Kian Loyd Delos Santos, the 17-year-old student who was shot and killed in an anti-drug operation last month. As one ...
Trust the man who oversaw the capture of Pablo Escobar.
A drug war is fought by a country against its own people and as such it can’t be contained within a physical battlefield. There’s no obvious enemy and no clear path towards victory. There are no victors, only victims, and in a ...
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Duterte insults former Colombian President.The former president of Colombia, who presided over his country’s violent war on drugs, wrote an op-ed in the New York Times in which he warned President Duterte not to “repeat my mistakes.” Addressing the Philippine President, Cesar Gaviria ...
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PNP broadens agenda after temporary halt on drug war.With the President’s war on illegal drugs on standby, the PNP has now shifted its agenda to preventing and solving seven serious crimes: murder, homicide, theft, robbery, physical injuries, car and motorcycle theft, and ...
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Duterte responds to damning Amnesty International report.The president criticized the human rights organization over its report on the Philippines’ war on drugs, claiming that the non-profit did not consider the country’s difficult circumstances which warranted such harsh actions in the first place. ...
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House speaker demands lower minimum age of criminal responsibility. Supported by House Speaker Alvarez, the bill drafted by Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro seeks to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 9. Castro believes that the bill would deter parents ...
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PH police officers receive cash for killings.An Amnesty International (AI) investigation lays out a detailed system behind the killings of alleged drug criminals and users. While President Duterte condemns police corruption and plans to enlist the army in fighting criminal conduct within the PNP, the war ...
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