<span>Their faces covered, witnesses, mostly relatives of suspects killed during an intensified police campaign against illegal drugs, wait for their appearance at a hearing on extrajudicial killings being conducted by the Senate committee on justice and human rights. </span>

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Waiting to testify

By: August 23, 2016

Their faces covered, witnesses, mostly relatives of suspects killed during an intensified police campaign against illegal drugs, wait for their appearance at a hearing on extrajudicial killings being conducted by the Senate committee on justice and human rights.

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<span>Jun Lozada at the Sandiganbayan in Quezon City on August 23, 2016 after he was found guilty of of graft over a corrupt act when he was president and chief executive officer of the state-owned Philippine Forest Corp. (PFC) in 2007 and 2008. Lozada turned whistleblower in the anomalous 2007 National Broadband Network-ZTE deal case.</span>
<span>Police Senior Insp. Mark Garcia's wife watches over the body of her husband at the Antipolo District Hospital. Garcia was killed in a police buy-bust operation against drug pushers in Barangay Inarawan, Antipolo City, August 19, 2016.
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<span>The family of Paul Lester Lorenzo mourn after he was killed, along with Danny Laurente, in an alleged drug buy-bust operation by the police in Pandacan, Manila on August 17, 2016. 
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<span>Stilt walkers stroll along Shoe Avenue in Marikina City during the San Roque Fiesta 2016 parade. </span>

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<span>Their faces covered, witnesses, mostly relatives of suspects killed during an intensified police campaign against illegal drugs, wait for their appearance at a hearing on extrajudicial killings being conducted by the Senate committee on justice and human rights. </span>
<span>Jun Lozada at the Sandiganbayan in Quezon City on August 23, 2016 after he was found guilty of of graft over a corrupt act when he was president and chief executive officer of the state-owned Philippine Forest Corp. (PFC) in 2007 and 2008. Lozada turned whistleblower in the anomalous 2007 National Broadband Network-ZTE deal case.</span>
<span>Police Senior Insp. Mark Garcia's wife watches over the body of her husband at the Antipolo District Hospital. Garcia was killed in a police buy-bust operation against drug pushers in Barangay Inarawan, Antipolo City, August 19, 2016.
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<span>The family of Paul Lester Lorenzo mourn after he was killed, along with Danny Laurente, in an alleged drug buy-bust operation by the police in Pandacan, Manila on August 17, 2016. 
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<span>Stilt walkers stroll along Shoe Avenue in Marikina City during the San Roque Fiesta 2016 parade. </span>
<span>Hundreds of people gather at the Lapu Lapu monument in Rizal Park, Manila to protest the burial of President Ferdinand Marcos, at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. President Duterte is determined to allow a state funeral for the late dictator. </span>
<span>37 year-old tattoo artist Leo Roque shows his skills during the Dutdutan 2016 held at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, August 12, 2016. Dutdutan is the country's biggest annual tattoo exposition showcasing the talent of tattoo artists and becomes a venue for enthusiasts as well. </span>
<span>Olympics Silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz offers her medal to mother Emelita and father Eduardo upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, August 11, 2016. Diaz won the silver medal at the Rio Olympics after Finishing a lift of 200kg at the women's 53kg category in weightlifting. The last time Philippines won an Olympic medal was twenty years ago with Onyok Velasco silver medal in boxing. </span>
<span>Students carry their school shoes to prevent them from getting wet during heavy rain along Taft in Manila on August 9, 2016.Classes have been suspended in the metro due to habagat. </span>
<span>Engineers inspect one of the fuel storage tanks at the newly inaugurated North Mindanao Import Facility in Cagayan de Oro City. The facility directly addresses the growing power and energy needs of the Visayas and Mindanao regions. </span>
<span>Mothers with their babies join breastfeeding activity called "Hakab Na! 2016" in celebration of the Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August, The event is  held at Metrotent Convention Center, Ortigas, Pasig City, August 6, 2016.
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<span>Director General Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, chief of Philippine National Police, gamely poses with Bato the Puppet during a celebration at Camp Crame, Quezon City.</span>
<span>A man walks past a list of names of eligible voters posted outside polling precincts at the Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City as poll closes at 5pm of May 9, 2016.</span>

2016 National Elections

Scenes from the precincts

By: May 09, 2016

A man walks past a list of names of eligible voters posted outside polling precincts at the Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City as poll closes at 5pm of May 9, 2016.

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<span>Poll watchers scrutinize the vote tally at Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City. </span>
<span>Election paraphernalia litter the Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School during election day on May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte casts his vote at the Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Matina, Davao City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Voters look for their names and precinct numbers at Brgy. Valenzuela in Makati City before voting on Monday morning, May 9, 2016.</span>

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<span>A man walks past a list of names of eligible voters posted outside polling precincts at the Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City as poll closes at 5pm of May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Poll watchers scrutinize the vote tally at Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City. </span>
<span>Election paraphernalia litter the Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School during election day on May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte casts his vote at the Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Matina, Davao City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Voters look for their names and precinct numbers at Brgy. Valenzuela in Makati City before voting on Monday morning, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate and Senator Grace Poe casts her vote at the Sta. Lucia Elementary School in San Juan City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>38 year-old Juan Magdaraog, a person with rare Pompe disease casts his vote inside Xavier School in San Juan City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Liberal party presidential candidate Mar Roxas pose with pictures of grandfather former president Manuel Roxas, father senator Gerry Roxas and brother Dinggoy at their ancestral house at Roxas City, Capiz after casting his vote, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Persons With Disabilities (PWD) from Tahanang Walang Hagdan cast their votes at the Marick Elementary School in Cainta, Rizal, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate and Senator Miriam Santiago casts her vote at the La Vista Subdivision clubhouse in Quezon City on Monday morning, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Voters including nuns look for their names on the list posted outside precincts in Epifanio delos Santos Elementary School in Manila, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Junjun Binay talks to Senator Nancy Binay while their father, vice president and presidential candidate Jejomar Binay uses his phone inside their house in San Antonio, Makati City after casting their vote, May 9, 2016.</span>