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Philippines' Duterte Urges Maoists to Kill Drug Traffickers | News | teleSUR English


Philippines' Duterte Urges Maoists to Kill Drug Traffickers | News | teleSUR English: "Drugs have reached the hinterlands ... what if you use your kangaroo courts to kill them to speed up the solution to our problem," the 71-year-old Duterte said in a speech before the military's top brass in Manila.

His remarks were intended for any number of left-wing insurgencies — including the communist New People’s Army, or NPA — that are engaged in a grueling five-decades war with the government that has resulted in the deaths of more than 120,000 people and left 2 million internally displaced. A former local prosecutor, Duterte won May's election in a landslide after a campaign in which he pledged to end crime within six months, in large measure by providing security forces with a shoot-to-kill mandate.

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