Coroners carry the body of one of three alleged drug pushers killed during a police buy-bust operation in Pandacan, Manila on July 15, 2016. The victims were later identified as Rodolfo Valdez, Ryan Da Silva and Cesar Blanco.
Bobby Orit, 41, lies dead holding a .38-caliber pistol in Tondo, Manila, following a "shootout" during a drug buy-bust operation on July 21, 2016. Orit and his company Danilo Guevarra allegedly fired at the policemen after sensing the undercover operation. Orit was absent without leave (AWOL) from his duty as a policeman, and was in the drug watchlist in Tondo.
Alleged drug pusher Redentor Manalang is found lifeless on his tricycle after being shot and killed by riding-in-tandem suspects in Protacio St, Pasay on July 23, 2016.
A police flashes light onto the bodies of summary execution victims Janice Peralta and Rachel Santiago outside Paco Park, Manila on July 21, 2016. The victims were found dead with their hands tied and their faces concealed with duct tape.
Onlookers take photos of the dead bodies of three alleged drug dealers killed during a buy bust operation in Cahilom corner Apitong St., Barangay 872, Pandacan, Manila on July 16, 2016.
Jennilyn Olayres holds her partner Michael Siaron, 30, a pedicab driver, who was shot and killed by unidentified riding in tandem suspects along LRT Pasay Rotonda, Edsa on July 23, 2016. A placard was left beside the victim's body with words, "Pusher ako, wag tularan." (I'm a pusher, do not copy me.)
Coroners use a trolley to transport the bodies of alleged drug peddlers Paul Lester Lorenzo and Danny Laurente killed during a police drug buy-bust operation in Pandacan, Manila on August 17, 2016.
The family of alleged drug peddler Paul Lester Lorenzo mourn after he was killed in a drug buy-bust operation in Pandacan, Manila on August 17, 2016. Lorenzo, who was killed along with Danny Laurente, allegedly fired at the police after a drug transaction. According to the police report, ten sachets of shabu were recovered from the two victims.
Aurea Villaroman grieves with her son the death of her partner Reagan Montoya, an alleged drug pusher, who was killed in a buy-bust operation on Barangay 93, Caloocan City on September 16, 2016. Montoya was killed along with his brother Ronald Montoya and a still-unidentified person by in the operation.
Nunoy Coloma lies dead at C.P. Garcia Street, Tondo, Manila after being shot by still-unidentified persons on September 25, 2016. Coloma was an alleged drug user.
A victim of summary execution is dumped at Florentino Street, Sampaloc, Manila on October 1, 2016. A cardboard was left with words, "Tulak na ayaw magpapigil, buhay ay titigil" (A pusher who won't stop will have his life ended)
A blood-stained plastic doll, a wristwatch, and a wallet were found on Erika Angel Reyes, 17, who was killed along with her partner, Jericho Camitan by still-unidentified riding-in-tandem gunmen on Gumamela Street, Barangay Commonwealth, Quezon City on October 27, 2016. A cardboard was left beside the victims' body, with words, "tulak ka, hayop ka" (You are a pusher, you are an animal).
Two victims of summary execution are dumped in front of Sta. Catalina College, Manila on October 4, 2016. A cardboard left near the victims' bodies called them drug pushers, holduppers and "akyat bahay" gang members.
An incosolable Rose Mendoza reaches out to hold her husband Archie Mendoza who was shot and killed by still unidentified persons at Rizal and 10th Avenue, Barangay 91, Caloocan City on October 11, 2016.
Nellie Diaz, wife of alleged drug user and runner Crisostomo Diaz grieves beside the body of her husband who was killed by masked men inside his house in Dagat-dagatan, Caloocan on August 12, 2016.
A chick rests on top of the coffin of pedicab driver Eric Sison who was killed by the police during a drug operation on August 23,2016 at Barangay 43, Pasay City.
In the Philippines, a chick is placed on the glass of a coffin of a person whose cause of death is questionable. It is a local custom where the chick pecking on the coffin's glass symbolizes the loved ones longing for justice, a play on bothering the conscience of the perpetrators.
A unidentified victim of summary execution is discovered along Barangay Plainview, Mandaluyong City on October 25, 2016. The victim's head was wrapped in cloth, and hands were bound.
One of the four people in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City is brought out by a coroner on October 25, 2016.
The sister of Jackie Flores alias "Chan-Chan" grieves after seeing the dead body of her brother who was shot to death by still-unidentified suspects along F.B Harrison Street and Libertad, Pasay on October 28, 2016.
Daughter of victim Edmar Velarde, 31, grieves at the corpse of her father who was killed along with four others by still-unidentified suspects at Barangay Addition Hills, Manduluyong City on the eve of All Saint's Day.
A victim of summary execution is dumped at Liwayway St., Barangay Olympia, Makati on November 8, 2016.
An inconsolable Jessica Derder grieves over the death of her closest brother Jay-R, who was shot and killed by police in an alleged drug buy-bust operation in Lapu-Lapu Street, Barangay Northbay Boulevard South, Navotas City on November 7, 2016.
Candles are placed at the crime scene where Alvin Jhon Mendoza was shot and killed by riding-in-tandem suspects at Sta, Ana, Manila on October 12, 2016.
Blood from alleged drug user Edwin Mendoza, a barker who was shot by still-unidentified person is cleaned from the streets of Barangay Tambo, Paranaque on October 18, 2016.
Alleged drug users are handcuffed after being arrested by police during an anti-illegal drug operation at a house in Barangay UP Campus, Quezon City on November 10, 2016.
A coroner cuts through the packaging tape that concealed the face of a victim of summary execution dumped in Don Carlos Village, Pasay City on November 16, 2016.
A smiley face is drawn on the packaging tape which covered the face of a victim of summary execution dumped in Chapel Road, Pasay City on November 16, 2016. In the same night, a total of eight summary execution victims were found in Pasay and Makati City.
A victim of summary execution is found along Morse Street, Barangay San Isidro, Makati on November 16, 2016. Beside his body, a sign was left saying, "Barker, tulak ng droga, wag tularan" (Barker, drug pusher, do not tolerate) He was later on identified as Carlo Isles.
Two victims of summary execution are dumped along Cuneta Avenue, Pasay City on November 17, 2016. A total of eight summary execution victims were found in Pasay and Makati City on the same night.
A police investigaor inspects a victim of summary execution dumped in Don Carlos Street, Barangay 190, Pasay City on November 16, 2016. A total of eight summary execution victims were found in Pasay and Makati City on the same night.
On November 22, 2016, yet another victim of summary execution was found at Delpan Bridge, Tondo, Manila. His face was covered in packaging tape, while a cardboard sign left beside his body wrote "drug pusher ako, huwag tularan." ("I am a drug pusher, do not tolerate me.") Minutes into the crime scene, his family arrived to identify him as Rene Desierto.
The body of tricycle driver Joseph Saltiban lies on the street after being shot to death by unidentified riding in tandem suspects at Daang Bakal, Kalentong, Mandaluyong City on November 21, 2016. Saltiban, who was allegedly a drug user, previously surrendered under the government's Oplan Tokhang (knock and plead).
A still unidentified woman is found dead under the C3 Bridge, Barangay Northbay Boulevard South, Navotas City on November 29, 2016. Two sachets of shabu or methamphetamine were found with the victim.
A cat looks at the dead bodies wrapped in garbage bags found at Estacion St, Barangay Pio del Pilar, Makati City on December 1, 2016. Placards which wrote, "Nagmahal, Nasaktan, Nagtulak, #Namatay" and "Nagmahal, Nasaktan, Nag-basag kotse, #Namatay" were left beside unidentified victims.
A child grieves over the death of her father Reynaldo Mendoza, an alleged drug pusher who was killed by police during a drug buy-bust operation inside his shanty home along Dagupan Street, Tondo, Manila on November 26,2016.
The body of alleged drug pusher Jesus Jonas alias "Hudas" lies dead on West Riverside Street, Quezon City after being killed in a buy-bust operation on October 8, 2016.