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Protesters stage a “die-in” near the Presidential Palace to protest extrajudicial killings occurring as part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called war on drugs, Manila, Philippines, May 8, 2017 (AP photo by Bullit Marquez).

Can Anyone Stop Rodrigo Duterte’s Brutal War on Drugs in the Philippines?

Friday, June 29, 2018

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