“If you are poor you are killed”: Extrajudicial Executions in the Philippines’ “War on Drugs” | Amnesty International USA

Acting on instructions from the very top of government, the Philippines police have killed and paid others to kill thousands of alleged drug offenders in a wave of extrajudicial executions that may am

Source: “If you are poor you are killed”: Extrajudicial Executions in the Philippines’ “War on Drugs” | Amnesty International USA

police have systematically targeted mostly poor and defenceless people across the country while planting “evidence”, recruiting paid killers, stealing from the people they kill and fabricating official incident reports.

“This is not a war on drugs, but a war on the poor.

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