Posts Tagged ‘Rodrigo Duterte’

Public death threats – Philippine President likens his drug-killings to Nazi extermination

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
Public death threats

Public death threats against drug dealers and addicts in the Philippines aim to scare them into stop selling drugs and to discourage would-be users. President Rodrigo Duterte openly compares his bloody anti-crime war to Hitler and the Holocaust. He says he would be “happy to slaughter” three million addicts. The Catholic Church in the Philippines is Read more

Clergy abuse survivor could be next Philippines president

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

A leading candidate for the Philippines presidency could, if elected, be the first survivor of clergy sexual abuse to be a head-of-state. Rodrigo Duterte, the long time mayor of Davao City, has said he was abused at the Ateneo de Davao High School, a Jesuit-run school, in the late 1950s. Duterte recently surged to the Read more