Almost 1,800 People Have Died in Seven Weeks in the Philippines’ War on Drugs — TIME

The death toll from the Philippines’ war on drugs initiated by new President Rodrigo Duterte has risen to nearly 1,800 in the seven weeks since he took office, far higher than originally believed, the country’s police chief revealed during a Senate hearing Monday. Ronald dela Rosa, the head of the Philippine National Police, told a…

via Almost 1,800 People Have Died in Seven Weeks in the Philippines’ War on Drugs — TIME

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