"My only sin is the extrajudicial killings."
Death squads are after Father Amado Picardal, an early critic of the Philippine drug war.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who likens himself to Hitler, promotes the mass murder of drug users.
Trump praises Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, which is tied to thousands of extrajudicial killings.
Reason editors Katherine Mangu-Ward, Stephanie Slade, and Peter Suderman discuss the week's news.
The president praised Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte for "fighting very hard to rid his country of drugs."
National Bureau of Investigation suggests "rub out" could've been part of a wider conspiracy.
The president-elect "understood the way we are handling it," says Rodrigo Duterte.
If you're hurting children, the president says he'll kill you.
The Philippine president is not alone in thinking drug offenders should be killed.
The bloody crackdown and rampant vigilantism is the result of a wildly popular new president's policies.
Insists he's not a bigot
Admits he probably agrees with people who call him a killer.
Has pledged $1.6 million so far
Death toll at 3,621
Will send $1.6 million more
Death toll currently at a little over 2,300
Number likely to change
Water pipes reportedly being dug up and smashed open
To help with aid in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan
Unclear how many escaped from the jail, which held around 600 prisoners
Rescue operations underway
Rescue efforts slow due to debris
One of strongest storms on record
Previously said new structures were seen there, now say they're old stones
Al Qaeda linked gunmen among them
Rebels reportedly using civilians as human shields
Following clash with government forces