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Police kill hundreds as the Philippines’ new President Rodrigo Duterte orders war on drugs-media-8

epa05454395 A Filipino cirme scene investigator conducts an investigation where the body of a suspected drug dealer, who was shot dead by an unidentified gunman, lies in a street in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 04 August 2016. Anti-narcotics and human rights groups from different parts of the world, on 03 August appealed to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) to condemn Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte¿s war on drugs that has already killed hundreds of people. In statements from groups such as the Australian Drug Foundation and Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, they called on Dutrete to stop the killings and ensure the protection and rights of people who use drugs. Duterte’s war on illegal drug have resulted in more than 600 suspected drug traders and users being killed and more than 100,000 people surrendering to police authorities in the first month of campaign. EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG ATTENTION EDITORS: GRAPHIC CONTENT

Police kill hundreds as the Philippines’ new President Rodrigo Duterte orders war on drugs-media-7
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