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× Rapes by cops linked to PH ‘war on drugs’ – U.S. State Dep’t

The United States State Department revealed on Thursday, March 15, that there were at least eight reported cases of rape allegedly perpetrated by 16 policemen between January 2017 and July 2018.

The U.S. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018 stated that "many of the rapes" were linked with the highly-criticized war on drugs of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. It stated instances…