Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents and police secure part of a street as they search a house looking for a drug dealer during a raid in Maharlika village, south of Manila, on February 28, 2018. Photo: AFP
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
Opinion

Opinion

Lucio Blanco Pitlo III

The other side of Duterte’s war on drugs: rehabilitation, rescue and rooting out corruption

  • While the death toll in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-narcotics campaign has been the focus of international attention, the government’s massive rehabilitation effort and anti-corruption measures tend to be ignored

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Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents and police secure part of a street as they search a house looking for a drug dealer during a raid in Maharlika village, south of Manila, on February 28, 2018. Photo: AFP
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