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Philippines' War on Drugs - Caught in the Crossfire

Shawn Crispin

09-Oct-16 10:00

Philippines' War on Drugs - Caught in the Crossfire

Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte's first one hundred days is marked with his crusade on drugs. Caught in the crossfire are journalists, who received death threats for their reports on the issue. With a dark history in its treatment of practicing journalists, how is the country coping with this latest controversy? We speak to a representative from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) to gauge the temperature in the Philippines.

Here are the segments of the episode:

1:28 - Asia Calling 1 - Geopolitical tension the cause of violence in Pakistan

8:15 - Asia Calling 2 - World Rohingya Day in Sweden

15:21 - Philippines' War on Drugs - Caught in the Crossfire

This episode was produced by Sharyl Kaur and Muhammad Haniff Baharudin


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Tags:  philippinesRodrigo Dutertewar on drugsraidsimpunityjournalistPolitics, News, Current Affairs


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