The Hague/Netherlands- September 24 2019: Nanette Castillo, mother of a victim of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, speaks before students, professors and some Filipinos. Shutterstock

Inside the Duterte regime’s murderous war on drugs


As president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte ordered extrajudicial killings as part of his war on drugs. Patricia Evangelista is a trauma journalist and former investigative reporter for the Philippine news company Rappler. She joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the killings, carried out by police and vigilantes, and the people whose lives were shaped by fear in a lawless time. Her book is “Some People Need Killing: A Memoir of Murder in My Country.”