Philippines war on drugs

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Philippines war on drugs may have killed tens of thousands, says United Nations

Thousands of people in the Philippines may have been killed in the war on drugs, the UN said. The high-level rhetoric and directives by officials potentially emboldened police to behave as though they had "permission to kill", it added. There's "an overarching focus on national security" and this is often at the expense of human rights, UN further said.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 12:14 PM / by Harsh V Singh

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