President Duterte’s latest comments about personally killing drug dealers stirs international controversy

Philippines’ Duterte admits personally killing suspects from BBC News

Recent comments from Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte that he rode around on his motorcycle looking for drug dealers to kill has provoked harsh condemnation from the domestic and international communities. Hoping to set an example for his police to follow when he served as mayor, the President remarker he used to ride around “really looking for an encounter to be able to kill.” President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on drugs has resulted in multiple deaths of both criminals, civilians, and police alike and is routinely critcized by Western media for its brutality.

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