Human rights watch commends the work of the special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions in addition to persistent politically motivated killings, human rights watch.
Confronting extrajudicial killings under duterte either in police operations or vigilante killings, are unprecedented in philippine anti-crime history. Acting on instructions from the very top of government, the philippines police have killed and paid others to kill thousands of alleged drug offenders in a wave of extrajudicial executions.
An ally of philippines' president rodrigo duterte told the un monday there has been no sudden wave of killings as a result of the controversial war on drugs. The casualties from the war on drugs being waged by philippine president rodrigo duterte with an average of around 37 people per day killed in extrajudicial.
Extrajudicial killings and forced disappearances in the philippines are illegal executions – unlawful or felonious killings – and forced disappearances in the philippines.
Thousands of unlawful killings by police and other armed individuals continued as part of the government’s anti-drugs campaign human rights defenders critical of the campaign were singled. Now in a safe house, a former police officer fears for his life after allegedly exposing rodrigo duterte’s role in extrajudicial killings when mayor of davao. And so the killing time began the philippines is hardly alone executing people for drug-related offenses extrajudicial killings are not new in the philippines.