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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

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Lost at sea

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / 23 May) – President Duterte’s rants against the United States, European Union, United Nations and other foreign institutions early in his term and onward, although dismissed by many as just an expression of his annoyance over criticisms on the government’s bloody war on drugs, signaled a shift in the country’s foreign […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Voters in Tondo hope new barangay officials can lessen drug war killings

MANILA, Philippines – Most, if not all barangays in Tondo have witnessed the wrath of the President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. The streets in Delpan, Parola, and Isla Puting Bato were specially targeted areas—often the site of police buy-bust operations, or vigilante killings in Manila. Police Station 2-Moriones—which has jurisdiction ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Bloody weekend

Saturday evening and Sunday morning attacks target drug-linked ex-solon, incumbent mayor, latter luckily unhurt A FORMER congressman and an incumbent mayor, both of whom had been linked to illegal drugs, came under attack from assassins Saturday night and yesterday morning. Still unidentified gunmen shot and killed ex-La Union Representative Eufranio….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

Bato eyes Prison ‘segregation’ to isolate Chinese drug lords

It's just like separating two rival gangs in a deadly prison riot.   For newly appointed Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, segregating convicted Chinese drug lords from their Filipino cohorts inside New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City may just do the trick to finally rid the state penitentiary of illegal drugs.   Dela Rosa, the former Philippine National Police chief who on Friday took his oath of office as BuCor head before Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, said budgetary requirements would also be a key to complying with President Duterte's directive to stop the narcotics trade in the NBP.   "The Chinese drug lor...Keep on reading: Bato eyes Prison ‘segregation’ to isolate Chinese drug lords.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Lawyer behind ICC communication: I fear I’ll be killed anytime

The lawyer who sent an information to the International Criminal Court regarding the Philippines’ bloody war on drugs said that he does not go out often because of his constant fear for his life......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

A Bloody Trail of Patterns

MY COVERAGE of the war on drugs began on July 3, 2016. It was President Rodrigo Duterte's third day in office. What a bloody Sunday it was!That day particularly struc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

A Bloody Trail of Patterns

MY COVERAGE of the war on drugs began on July 3, 2016. It was President Rodrigo Duterte's third day in office. What a bloody Sunday it was!That day particularly struc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

Bato in BuCor: He will deliver his promises, says & apos;mistah& apos; - Inquirer.net

Bato in BuCor: He will deliver his promises, says 'mistah' - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

FVR congratulates Mr Mogato for Pulitzer Prize

Since he, along with two other Reuters colleagues, won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the Duterte administration's bloody campaign against illegal drugs, everybody has been congratulating veteran journalist Manny Mogato. Many of Mogato's friends and sources expressed their admiration on Facebook, where they took turns hailing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

Human rights advocates want de la Rosa to answer for 12,000 deaths in drug war

OUTGOING Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa should answer for the alleged 12,000 fatalities in the government’s war on drugs under his watch, says international non-profit organization Human Rights Watch (HRW). “As police chief, de la Rosa deployed the forces that have waged President Rodrigo Duterte’s murderous “war on drugs.” That campaign [...] The post Human rights advocates want de la Rosa to answer for 12,000 deaths in drug war appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Bato on possible charges vs him: I have ‘balls’ to face them

Outgoing Philippine National Police chief Ronald Dela vowed that he would not escape responsibility should charges be filed against him for being at the helm of the government’s ferocious war on drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Pinoy journalist gets Pulitzer for drug war reporting

A Filipino was among three journalists of the Reuters news agency given the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody crackdown on drugs. Manuel Mogato, Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall won the Pulitzer prize for international reporting “for relentless reporting that exposed the brutal killing campaign behind Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s [...] The post Pinoy journalist gets Pulitzer for drug war reporting appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018