Officially, President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has claimed 5,526 lives. Photo: team Ceritalah
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

Philippines’ war on drugs casts a long shadow over grieving families at Christmas

  • Norma Lopez’s son was shot dead by police in 2017. Now she works on behalf of other families affected by the brutal crackdown
  • Officially, President Rodrigo Duterte’s purge has claimed 5,526 lives, prompting Amnesty International to describe it as a ‘large-scale murdering enterprise’
Officially, President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has claimed 5,526 lives. Photo: team Ceritalah
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