Philippines: Has Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ gone too far?
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Since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in the Philippines in June, 2016, more than 7,700 people have been killed in his so-called war on drugs. Activists say about a third have been killed in shootouts with police, while a staggering two-thirds have been killed by vigilante groups. We speak to Jose Luiz “Chito” Gascon, the chairman of the Commission of Human Rights in the Philippines, who voices his concern over Duterte’s latest move of enlisting the military in his crackdown.