Police Kill Hundreds In Philippines’ Bloody War On Drugs

Posted By on August 20, 2016

The UN has urged the new president of the Philippines to end a wave of extra-judicial killings, carried across the country as part of a radical anti-drug campaign.

It comes as the country’s¬†police revealed they were¬†responsible for the deaths of nearly 600 drug suspects since the start of July.

Local media reports suggest the true number could be well over 1,000, when killings apparently carried out by vigilante gangs are taken into account. [read more…]