Tag : drug executions
title : Philippine President Sends Death Squads after Criminals, Drug Dealers, Addicts
summary : Rodrigo Duterte, new president of the Philippines, is making good on his campaign pledge to implement a surge of extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers, users and criminals. Starting the day after he was elected on May 10, 2016, through Aug. 4, according to a local account, there have been 571 killings, mostly executions by police and vigilante groups.
date : Aug 05, 2016 08:07 PM EDT