Protesters and residents hold lighted candles and placards at the wake of Kian delos Santos, a 17-year-old high school student who was among the minors killed by authorities. Photo: Reuters Protesters and residents hold lighted candles and placards at the wake of Kian delos Santos, a 17-year-old high school student who was among the minors killed by authorities. Photo: Reuters
Protesters and residents hold lighted candles and placards at the wake of Kian delos Santos, a 17-year-old high school student who was among the minors killed by authorities. Photo: Reuters

The Philippines

Philippines drug war has killed 122 children, NGOs conclude

  • The report highlighted six cases, including that of a seven-year-old boy it said was killed because he had witnessed an adult being murdered by local authorities
  • ‘The 122 is only the tip of the iceberg; there may be many more in the country,’ spokesman said. ‘Imagine if you would have seen these 122 cases on camera. Imagine the outcry.’

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Protesters and residents hold lighted candles and placards at the wake of Kian delos Santos, a 17-year-old high school student who was among the minors killed by authorities. Photo: Reuters Protesters and residents hold lighted candles and placards at the wake of Kian delos Santos, a 17-year-old high school student who was among the minors killed by authorities. Photo: Reuters
Protesters and residents hold lighted candles and placards at the wake of Kian delos Santos, a 17-year-old high school student who was among the minors killed by authorities. Photo: Reuters
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