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Philippine President’s Tired, Old ‘Drug War’ Rhetoric

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Families of victims of alleged extrajudicial killings in the so-called "war on drugs" with portraits of their slain relatives on July 9, 2019, in Manila, Philippines. © 2019 Bullit Marquez/AP Images The Philippine government has extolled a new United Nations program as a clear indication of its commitment to human rights – a spin that flies in the face of the bloody rights catastrophe that is the government’s “war on drugs.” On July 24, Manila and the UN formalized a “human rights program” that aims, on paper at least, to address the country’s human rights problems.…

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