6-year-old boy killed in a dream is one of the latest victims of the ongoing violence against suspected criminals, drug users in the Philippines.
"Was a knock at the door," said Elizabeth Navarro who is pregnant and already the mother of five children. "My husband said who is that? Then I heard two shots." By the time Navarro realized what was happening, but her husband Domingo and son Francis was dead.
After coming to power in June, President Rodrigo Duterte conducted brutal "the drug war". Killed more than 5,900 people. On Monday, after the latest murder, Duterte admitted that he personally ubual suspected of drug use while serving as mayor of his hometown of Davao. Recognition of the President equal to the recognition of "mass murder," said Senator Leila De Lima on Thursday.
Almost two-thirds of the suspects were killed without trial, the other during police operations. More than 40 thousand suspects were arrested. Duterte has long been accused that he is covered by the war to weed out political opponents.
Public opinion polls show that most Filipinos support the war duterte the drug. They say it makes them feel more secure. But residents who live in the slums very different opinions. On the street, where there are graves shot of father and son, friends tried to find the money for the funeral. Mother Francis said that he was a happy boy and had to go to school next year.
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