Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Davao City on Friday. He claimed that he cannot be subjected to a human rights investigation into the thousands of people killed extrajudicially in his drugs war. Photo: AFP

Duterte says he cannot be tried for 4,000 drug war killings – and threatens ‘comeuppance’ for prosecutor

Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has led to almost 4,000 extrajudicial killings – which he says he cannot be tried for because it’s not ‘a crime’

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Davao City on Friday. He claimed that he cannot be subjected to a human rights investigation into the thousands of people killed extrajudicially in his drugs war. Photo: AFP
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