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

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.’

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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