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Who Is Duterte? Into the Deep Podcast

Categories: Philippines, Elections, Environment, Human Rights, Women & Gender, Global Voices Podcast

He’s called the Pope a son of a whore. He’s called US President Obama a son of a whore. He's been compared to Trump. He’s cracked jokes about rape and is open about being a womanizer. His war on drugs has killed thousands of alleged drug dealers and addicts in four months.

But that’s only half of the story when it comes to the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte.

In this week's episode of Into the Deep, a new Global Voices podcast that digs deep into one issue that isn’t getting the media coverage it deserves, Global Voices contributors Mong Palatino and Karlo Mongaya help us unravel the other side of Duterte.

In this episode, we featured Creative Commons-licensed music from the Free Music Archive, including songs by Blue Dot Sessions called Ray Gun – FasterFasterBrighter [1] (CC BY-NC 4.0) and Under Suspicion [2] by Lee Rosevere (CC BY 4.0). [2]

The feature photo [3] in this story is a screenshot from the popular mobile game Fighting Crime.