Robredo Criticizes Duterte’s War on Drugs, Extra Judicial Killings in Message to UN

Vice President Leni Robredo said the nation’s drug war had left people feeling hopeless and helpless, with trust in the police eroded by thousands of summary executions. The message was contained in a video sent to a United Nations meeting on extrajudicial killings. The vice president also called for international scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial crackdown, which has resumed after a temporary halt due to…

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