“License to Kill” – Philippine Police Killings in Duterte’s “War on Drugs”

Human Rights Watch

“When Rodrigo Duterte was contemplating running for president of the Philippines in 2015, he made clear his intention to eliminate crime by eliminating criminals […] A year later, May 9, 2016, Duterte, then 71, was elected president […] His first six months in office has been a human rights calamity in the Philippines.”