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Activists wear hoods depicting families of victims killed in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. The UN will now investigate this effort for human rights abuses.

The UN is investigating a key US ally for a brutal drug war that’s killed an estimated 27,000 people

The UN Human Rights Council approved a proposal to investigate the drug war in the Philippines, which may have claimed over 27,000 lives.
National Liberation Army (ELN) soldiers standing in formation in Arauca province, Colombia, in 2002.

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Countries were ranked on prevalence of terrorism, homicide, organized crime and unreliable or corrupt police forces by the World Economic Forum.

Philippine President Duterte lined up 100 cops accused of corruption in front of the media and threatened to kill them

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte summoned about 100 cops accused of corruption to his palace driveway and unloaded on them in front of the media, the news site Rappler reported. He added that he would deploy a "special unit" to hunt and kill cops involved with drug or crime syndicates.

Philippine’s Rodrigo Duterte slammed the International Criminal Court as backed by a bunch of ‘white idiots’

Duterte also urged other nations to "get out" of their membership with the ICC because it is a "rude" organization.
Women rally against President Rodrigo Duterte for International Women's Day on March 8, 2018 in Manila, Philippines.

The Philippines added a UN human rights worker to the country’s ‘terror hit list’

The UN fired back after the list was made public on Friday, saying Duterte needs a "psychiatric evaluation."

Trump reportedly told friends he wanted to execute every drug dealer in America

Several White House sources told the news website Axios that President Donald Trump wanted drug dealers to fear for their lives.