Southeast Asia | Killing season hits new targets in the Philippines

Killing season hits new targets in the Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte's lethal war on drugs appears to be spreading beyond drug suspects to hit government officials and even Catholic priests

Manila, July 14, 2018 3:41 PM (UTC+8)
President Rodrigo Duterte fires a few rounds with a sniper rifle during the opening ceremony of the National Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Challenge in Davao City, southern Philippine island of Mindanao. Photo: AFP/Presidential Photo Division/Joey Dalumpines
President Rodrigo Duterte fires a few rounds with a sniper rifle during the opening ceremony of the National Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Challenge in Davao City, southern Philippine island of Mindanao. Photo: AFP/Presidential Photo Division/Joey Dalumpines
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