Philippine anti-drug agency chief vows 'rule of law'

Philippine anti-drug agency chief vows 'rule of law'
 

The new chief of the Philippines' anti-drug agency has promised a fresh approach to the controversial war on drugs, "based on the rule of law".
Aaron Aquino said that since he took over in August, only one suspect had been killed in 1,341 operations.
Thousands have died in the anti-drug campaign since it was launched by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016.
Rights groups say Mr Duterte has sanctioned extra-judicial killings by vigilantes and by police.
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23 November 2017 in World News, Views: 74
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