Philippine National Police officials holding packs of illegal drugs during destruction ceremony of seized illegal drugs at a thermal decomposer facility in Trece Martirez City, Cavite province, Philippines. Photo: EPA

Philippines hails deadly drugs war a ‘success’ after two-month blitz that saw 200 killed

Police have insisted they have only killed people after facing threats from suspects but human rights groups have pointed to cases of people being killed inside police stations or after being arrested

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Philippine National Police officials holding packs of illegal drugs during destruction ceremony of seized illegal drugs at a thermal decomposer facility in Trece Martirez City, Cavite province, Philippines. Photo: EPA
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