Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, has declared a war on crime and drugs since entering office. At least 1,779 drug suspects have been killed, including 712 who were gunned down in clashes with police, National Police Chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa said on Aug. 22, 2016.

Residents watch as a crime scene which resulted in the death of an alleged drug dealer is cordoned off by police in a shanty community, Aug. 18, 2016, in Manila, Philippines.
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