Deadly Philippine Drug War Seen as ‘State-Inspired’ Policy

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Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Keith Bacongco via Flickr

There are at least three ways to die in the Philippines’ war on drugs, says the Financial Times. The first is the botched police operation: resisting arrest, the suspect is gunned down by officers. Second, the vigilante killings: a masked duo, typically riding tandem on a motorcycle, pull up alongside the target for a point blank assassination. The killers are gone . . .

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