More than 12.000 of people, mostly urban poor, have been murdered in the Philippines since President Duterte took office in 2016. But why is the drug war so important to Duterte? Do the people support his policies? What is the role of the church? Is international pressure effective in preventing the death of more people? We interviewed Senator Antonio Trillanes, an opposition politician at the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs to answer these questions.
Posted by Peter Sarosi and Istvan Gabor Takacs