Armed police officers at Batasan Police Station 6, in Manila, prepare to mount an anti-drug roadblock on December 14, 2017. Pictures: Zigor Aldama

How Philippines war on drugs has become a war on the poor

Despite international pressure to stop the extrajudicial killings and the police touting more transparency in their operations, the daily slaughter continues in Manila’s poverty stricken neighbourhoods

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Armed police officers at Batasan Police Station 6, in Manila, prepare to mount an anti-drug roadblock on December 14, 2017. Pictures: Zigor Aldama
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