President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets CBCP officials and ex-POW at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech after meeting recently-released former prisoner of war SPO2 George Rupinta at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City on September 16, 2017, thanks the Communist Party of the Philippines for allowing the release of the police officer who was held captive by the New People's Army for three months. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech after meeting recently-released former prisoner of war SPO2 George Rupinta at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City on September 16, 2017, thanks the Communist Party of the Philippines for allowing the release of the police officer who was held captive by the New People’s Army for three months. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
SPO2 George Rupinta reunites with his family after he was released by the New People's Army in Maco, Compostela Valley Province on September 15, 2017. Rupinta was held captive for over three months. KIWI BULACLAC/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
SPO2 George Rupinta reunites with his family after he was released by the New People’s Army in Maco, Compostela Valley Province on September 15, 2017. Rupinta was held captive for over three months. KIWI BULACLAC/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech after meeting recently-released former prisoner of war SPO2 George Rupinta at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City on September 16, 2017, reiterates that he will not back down on his campaign against crime, illegal drugs, and corruption. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech after meeting recently-released former prisoner of war SPO2 George Rupinta at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City on September 16, 2017, reiterates that he will not back down on his campaign against crime, illegal drugs, and corruption. SIMEON CELI JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO