Duterte's War on Drugs

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An alleged drug dealer and victim of a summary execution lie dead on a street on July 17, 2016 in Manila, Philippines. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a war on crime and drugs after winning the presidential elections on May 9, 2016. President Duterte has recently been living up to his nickname, 'The Punisher', as Philippine police has been conducting night time drug raids on almost a daily basis. The estimated death toll so far has reached 4,500.

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