Manuel S. Abad is a firm supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, as he believes the streets are now safer for his family. Photo: Karim RaslanManuel S. Abad is a firm supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, as he believes the streets are now safer for his family. Photo: Karim Raslan
Manuel S. Abad is a firm supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, as he believes the streets are now safer for his family. Photo: Karim Raslan

Why left-behind Filipinos back Rodrigo Duterte

For many, the Philippine president’s controversial war on drugs pales in significance to medical services, better roads and safer streets

Topic |   Rodrigo Duterte
Manuel S. Abad is a firm supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, as he believes the streets are now safer for his family. Photo: Karim RaslanManuel S. Abad is a firm supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, as he believes the streets are now safer for his family. Photo: Karim Raslan
Manuel S. Abad is a firm supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, as he believes the streets are now safer for his family. Photo: Karim Raslan
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