Le 6 mars, en dépit d’appels de plus en plus nombreux à l’ouverture d’une enquête sur les assassinats extra-judiciaires, le gouvernement philippin a levé sa suspension des opérations antidrogue de la police. Pour en savoir plus, en anglais, veuillez lire les informations ci-dessous.

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By Phelim Kine

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to continue his “war on drugs” in spite of growing calls for an investigation into his role in it.

On March 6, the Philippine government lifted its suspension on police anti-drug operations. The suspension had been imposed in January following revelations that anti-drug police had kidnapped and killed a South Korean businessman.

Philippine National Police Director-General Ronald dela Rosa has christened this new phase of the drug war Project Double Barrel Alpha, Reloaded, and has said it will be “less bloody, if not bloodless” than that of the previous eight months.

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