One is expected to surrender, otherwise feel unsafe. Yet if one does surrender, there is no assurance of safety even though a surrenderer is living a clean life.

The Communist Party of the Philippines celebrates its fiftieth anniversary with its leader, Jose Maria Sison, in exile, and his armed arm involved in one of the longest and deadliest conflicts in Asia

The fight for communism is alive in the mountains of the Philippines, where the New People’s Army is celebrating 50 years since it took up arms. The armed wing of the Communist party of the Philippines is the oldest fighting communist guerrilla force in Asia

New recruits to the First Scout Ranger Regiment of the Army write journals about their drastic transition from training to actual combat – against terrorists at that

As the war on drugs continues, dozens of men are rounded up in a police operation in the city of Manila. Some of them tell Rappler, however, that they have nothing to do with drugsAs the war on drugs continues, dozens of men are rounded up in a police operation in the city of Manila. Some of them tell Rappler, however, that they have nothing to do with drugs.

The station is in Tondo, Manila's most densely populated district, and home to some of the city's most notorious slums. And in the wake of President Rodrigo Duterte's 4-month-old war on narcotics, suspected drug users and dealers find themselves jailed in growing numbers.

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