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‘Bato’ promises less bloody war on drugs

VOWING transparency by using body cameras and even allowing the public including the media to join their anti-narcotics operations, the Philippine National Police headed by Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa promises a ‘less bloody’ war on drugs this year. But anti-narcotics police will fire their guns when necessary….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalJan 1st, 2018

‘Bato’ promises less bloody war on drugs

VOWING transparency by using body cameras and even allowing the public including the media to join their anti-narcotics operations, the Philippine National Police headed by Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa promises a ‘less bloody’ war on drugs this year. But anti-narcotics police will fire their guns when necessary….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 1st, 2018

Dela Rosa plays ‘Santa Chief’

He donned a red Santa Claus stocking cap adorned with blinking lights and was greeted with cheers, but the Christmas message that Philippine National Police Director General Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, gave families of those arrested or killed in the crackdown on illegal drugs did not exactly repeat the season's "sounding joy." It's time to move on and begin the healing process, Dela Rosa told at least 625 children from the villages of Payatas, Old Balara, Batasan Hills, Commonwealth and Holy Spirit in Quezon City, many of whom were orphaned by the government's bloody war on drugs. 'No forever' "Many of you are hurting because your fathers were killed or arrested, but the polic...Keep on reading: Dela Rosa plays ‘Santa Chief’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

What’s in a name? ‘Tokhang’ is back

THE Philippine National Police’s Oplan: Double Barrel Reloaded and Oplan: Tokhang are back with some refinements being made to ensure that the campaign against drugs won’t be bloody anymore and won’t be taken advantage of by crooked cops once again, PNP chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. dela Rosa said… Source link link: What’s in a name? ‘Tokhang’ is back.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Bato ‘no comment’ on Reuters report

PNP Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has refused to make rejoinders to his comments on a Reuters report on the bloody war on drugs. “Hindi na muna ako mag-ko-comment sa Reuters na ‘yun. Panoorin nyo na lang,” dela Rosa said in an interview evening of Nov 29, 2017. The country’s top cop was in […] The post Bato ‘no comment’ on Reuters report appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

WATCH | Bato can't guarantee PNP's reprised war on drugs will not be bloody - InterAksyon

WATCH | Bato can't guarantee PNP's reprised war on drugs will not be bloody - InterAksyon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2017

WATCH | Bato can't guarantee PNP's reprised war on drugs will not be bloody

WATCH | Bato can't guarantee PNP's reprised war on drugs will not be bloody.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 1st, 2017

Bato: Relaunched war on drugs will still be bloody

MANILA, Philippines — While he claims he does not want bloodshed, Philippine National Police Director General Ronald Dela Rosa could not exclude the possibil.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 1st, 2017

Darkening clouds on Duterte promises

President Duterte enters the second half of his first year in office unrelentingly pursuing his bloody war on illegal drugs, which during the electoral campa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 6th, 2017

gulftoday.ae - Duterte admits to failure in anti-drug war

gulftoday.ae - Duterte admits to failure in anti-drug war Gulf Today MANILA: President Rodrigo Rody Duterte admitted he failed to win his bloody and violent war on illegal drugs within the six- month.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

CBCP to Bato: Help put an end to killings in war on drugs

  Your apology is good, but contrition needs action.   The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Friday said as much to former Bureau of Corrections chief Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa who, on Wednesday, sought the forgiveness of Caceres Archbishop Rolando Tria Tirona for "all those who [had] died in the [government's] war on drugs" during his time as director general of the Philippine National Police.   "It is not enough that [Dela Rosa] admits that they were wrong in the past because the killings continue to this day," said Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo.   "He should use his influence, though he is no longer the pol...Keep on reading: CBCP to Bato: Help put an end to killings in war on drugs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Philippine bishops seek forgiveness for silence on concerns about Duterte

MANILA — In a rare move, the largest group of Catholic bishops in the Philippines has sought forgiveness for its lengthy silence over “disturbing issues”, such as the president’s bloody war on drugs and his attacks on the church and its doctrines. The church is highly influential and an important source of moral guidance in the Philippines, where about […] The post Philippine bishops seek forgiveness for silence on concerns about Duterte appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 29th, 2019

De Lima to Duterte: ‘Stop bringing violence and terror’ to Filipinos

  MANILA, Philippines -- Opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Monday dared President Rodrigo Duterte "to stop bringing violence and terror" as an international human rights group reported a "deepened" human rights crisis in the country due to continuing drug war.   In its 2019 World Report, Human Rights Watch (HRW) recently revealed that human rights crisis in the country "deepened" in 2018 as the bloody war on drugs continued under the Duterte administration.   READ:Human rights crisis in Philippines intensified amid drug war -- HRW   "I challenge Mr. Duterte to stop bringing violence and terror to the populace because his drug war -- which is...Keep on reading: De Lima to Duterte: ‘Stop bringing violence and terror’ to Filipinos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Activists decry Sri Lankan president’s praise for Duterte’s drugs war

MANILA — Human rights groups expressed alarm at Sri Lanka’s leader on Friday for praising Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody war on drugs as an “example to the whole world”. Despite international condemnation of a crackdown that has killed thousands of Filipinos, visiting Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena told Duterte during a banquet this […] The post Activists decry Sri Lankan president’s praise for Duterte’s drugs war appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Sri Lanka President Sirisena praises Duterte drug war | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena is all praises for President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody campaign against illegal drugs, calling it an "example to the world." Paolo Duterte and the Department of Justice or DOJ ask a Davao court to cancel the bail earlier granted to senator Sonny ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Sri Lanka President Sirisena praises Duterte drug war as example to world

MANILA, Philippines – Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena was all praises for his host Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody campaign against illegal drugs, calling it an "example to the world." Sirisena made this declaration as he gave his toast remarks during the state banquet held in his honor on Wednesday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

Through the looking glass of doom

Watching ‘Bandersnatch’ — with five main endings and multiple variants — is an experience that promises to be different for each viewer. ‘Black Mirror’ creator Charlie Brooker says, ‘It’s all a bit like a bloody Rubik’s Cube!’ Or a hi-tech ‘Rashomon.’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 29th, 2018

Path that Rody built

The eradication of the crime and drugs epidemic that would have engulfed the whole nation had there been more voters who succumbed to false yellow promises is the best gauge of the success thus far of President Rody Duterte going into the middle of his term. The crime wave that worsened during the latter part […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 28th, 2018

YEARENDER: Less bloody, more humane drug war

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is hoping for a less bloody and more humane war on illegal drugs next year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

Did Pope Francis really endorse President Duterte’s war on drugs?

Online articles claiming that Pope Francis endorsed President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration and his bloody drug war turned out to be incorrect following a fact-check by news agencies. One of these articles was a banner story of The Daily Tribune while the other one came from dubious website Philnetizen. Both were published on December 3. The […] The post Did Pope Francis really endorse President Duterte’s war on drugs? appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Filipinos urged to resist dictatorship, tyranny on Human Rights Day

MANILA, Philippines – To mark the International Human Rights Day, various groups on Monday, December 10, joined protests to condemn the creeping tyranny under President Rodrigo Duterte.  Human rights groups call for accountability and justice for the thousands of victims of violations – particularly related to Duterte's bloody anti-illegal drugs ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018