The head of the Philippines police has said more than 1,900 people have been killed during a crackdown on illegal drugs in the past seven weeks.Here's my favorite part.
(Phillipine President Rodrigo Duterte) won the presidency with his hard-line policy to eradicate drugs.
He has previously urged citizens to shoot and kill drug dealers who resisted arrest, and reiterated that the killings of drug suspects were lawful if the police acted in self-defence.Needless to say, human rights activists, living in their gated communities, far away from drugged-out prostitutes jerkily staggering down the street in the morning, put down their lattes long enough to register protests. The US, of course, is siding with
He also threatened to "separate" from the UN after it called his war on drugs a crime under international law.
The US has said it is "deeply concerned" by the increase in drug-related killings.
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