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Early on in President Rodrigo Duterte’s presidency, Filipino TV news watchers saw a video clip of Mr. Duterte encouraging and emboldening his police officers to kill suspected drug users and pushers promising they would not go to jail and, instead, will be given medals and cash rewards for every person killed.

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Juan Ponce Enrile (center), Gringo Honasan (far right) and others during the 1986 People Power Revolution.

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Awardee Maricar Taino with Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro, Jr.

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Consul General Maria Theresa Dizon-de Vega (foreground, center) with participants to the Feb. 18 Fil-Am Community General Assembly in New York.  (Photo by Yetbo LoveRita)

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SEVEN months after President Rodrigo Duterte implemented his anti-drugs campaign, highlighted by the deaths of over 7,000 suspected drug users and pushers, Nobel Prize winner Amnesty International, acting on the indignation by the international community, including the United Nations, as well as its commitment to the rights, dignity and well-being of each individual, went to the Philippines and conducted an investigation of the anger-provoking extrajudicial killings (EJK) under the Duterte regime.

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