Fond hopes that die: Angelo Lafuente’s mother visits his grave. His body, riddled with bullets and covered in torture marks, was found by a filthy river that feeds into the Manila bay. She blames the police for his death.

Mr Tough

The violence of the Duterte regime in the Philippines and the devotion of his fans, as witnessed by Iris C Gonzales.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017
Relatives mourn a person killed by Manila police for alleged drug involvement.

Duterte's bloody war continues apace

Iris Gonzales reflects on the Philippine president's controversial war on drugs.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017

Worldbeaters: Rodrigo Duterte

The president of the Philippines he may be, but his reputation is as a Dirty Harry of vigilante politics.

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NI 496 - World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories - October, 2016
Presidential candidate Rodrigo 'Digong' Duterte talks to the media before casting his vote at a polling precinct for national elections at Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Davao city in southern Philippines, 9 May 2016.

Philippines’ Duterte threatens assassination of journalists

Human rights and journalism organizations have responded but the incoming president is dismissive of their concerns, reports Iris C. Gonzales.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
Presidential candidate Rodrigo 'Digong' Duterte talks to the media before casting his vote at a polling precinct for national elections at Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Davao city in southern Philippines, 9 May 2016.

Duterte victory foreshadows a bloody presidency

The candidate won a landslide victory with at least 15 million votes, Iris C. Gonzales reports.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016

Southern Exposure: Jes Aznar

Poverty and war have hit Filipinos hard, as Jes Aznar shows through his photography.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Philippines at risk of 'AIDS epidemic'

Philippines at risk of 'AIDS epidemic'

UN warning must be heeded, writes Iris Gonzales.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
Filipino climate and environmental activists helped mobilize thousands during the global people’s climate march during the weekend before the opening of COP21.

At COP21, the people and future generations will be failed once again

The Paris Agreement shows how powerful nations have imposed their will at the climate negotiations, writes Clemente Bautista.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Populism rises again April, 2017
African village January, 2017
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
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