Petition Filed in Supreme Court Versus Duterte’s War on Drugs

The first court test of the war on drugs is on hand, after petitioners filed with the Supreme Court a writ that would force the police to disclose whatever evidence they have against victims of extra judicial killings. The petitioners are relatives of four men slain in Manila due to alleged connections to the drug trade. More than 7.000 people have already died because of President Rodrigo Duterte’s crusade, but domestic dissent is still minimal as…

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