Philippines drug war
The US President congratulated the Philippine President for an “unbelievable job on the drug problem,” a bloody drug war that has allegedly killed over 20,000 people.
Three were caught in the act of using drugs near the country’s seat of power.
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Nearly 100 suspected drug dealers have been gunned down during raids by police in the last year, a dramatic increase over last year's figures.
Donald Trump didn’t find time to rebuke Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for his blood-soaked war on drugs during their 40-minute conversation in Manila, Philippines, on Monday.
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In April, Trump told Duterte he’s doing “unbelievable job on the drug problem,” in a conversation later reported by the The Washington Post.
The weapons deal was made after the US allegedly held up new shipments in light of human rights offenses associated with Duterte's brutal drug war.
The Philippines' bloody drug war is drawing civilians deeper into the fray.
The violence continues.
The Philippines has become a narco-state in the Asian meth trade, according to Duterte.