Rodrigo Duterte 'happy to slaughter' addicts as Hitler did Jews
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has compared his anti-drug campaign to the Holocaust, saying he would kill as many addicts as Hitler did Jews.
"Hitler massacred three million Jews... there's three million drug addicts. I'd be happy to slaughter them," he said.
At least six million Jews as well as other minorities are known to have been killed by the Nazis.
Mr Duterte has overseen a bloody crackdown on drug users and dealers since taking office in June.
Official figures say more than 3,000 people have been killed in police operations or by vigilantes.
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