NPR News: Deadly War On Drugs Overshadows Philippine President’s First Year In Office

Deadly War On Drugs Overshadows Philippine President’s First Year In Office
Critics say Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has targeted the poor disproportionately while high level drug kingpins go free. More than 7,000 people have died in encounters with police or in so-called vigilante killings, mostly in poorer neighborhoods where getting by is already a struggle.

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