Nanette Castillo grieving over the dead body of her son Aldrin, an alleged drug user killed by unidentified assailants in Manila in 2017 and one of more than 4,000 victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Photo: AFP Nanette Castillo grieving over the dead body of her son Aldrin, an alleged drug user killed by unidentified assailants in Manila in 2017 and one of more than 4,000 victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Photo: AFP
Nanette Castillo grieving over the dead body of her son Aldrin, an alleged drug user killed by unidentified assailants in Manila in 2017 and one of more than 4,000 victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Photo: AFP
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Nanette Castillo grieving over the dead body of her son Aldrin, an alleged drug user killed by unidentified assailants in Manila in 2017 and one of more than 4,000 victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Photo: AFP Nanette Castillo grieving over the dead body of her son Aldrin, an alleged drug user killed by unidentified assailants in Manila in 2017 and one of more than 4,000 victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Photo: AFP
Nanette Castillo grieving over the dead body of her son Aldrin, an alleged drug user killed by unidentified assailants in Manila in 2017 and one of more than 4,000 victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. Photo: AFP
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