War on drugs
Duterte, 71, won power in a landslide after a campaign dominated by threats to kill tens of thousands in a war on crime
- The Guardian (Image)
An unidentified attacker fatally shoots Benjamin Ramos, a Philippines lawyer opposing President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, in Kabankalan.
Ten people are killed by the Philippine National Police within a week after Rodrigo Duterte took office as president and made statements encouraging the murder of illegal drug addicts.
The Philippines immigration authority has ordered the deportation and blacklisting of an Australian nun who was investigated, under instruction from President Rodrigo Duterte, for her political activism.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announces the withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over "outrageous attacks" by United Nations officials.
Human rights activists and opponents of Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte stage protests led by the Philippine Catholic Church against the ongoing drug crackdown that has killed thousands of people.