Philippine police gather for a briefing in Quezon City, east of Manila. Photo: EPA

Duterte’s anti-communist crusade entangles Filipino cultural performance group

  • Members of Teatro Obrero described being mocked by police and military personnel and forced to dance during their weeklong period of detention
  • They were arrested as part of a sweeping counter-insurgency operation ordered by the Philippine president that also targeted advocacy groups
Topic |   The Philippines
Philippine police gather for a briefing in Quezon City, east of Manila. Photo: EPA
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