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Al Jazeera – 101 East: Rodrigo Duterte: A President’s Report Card

14/10/2019

Nov 18, 2016

 

Rodrigo Duterte: The President’s Report Card

The Philippine president has been accused of ordering extrajudicial killings, but who is the man behind the headlines?

He has promised to pay huge sums of money to anyone who kills drug dealers and has ordered police to arrest any child they find on the streets late at night.

Uncompromising and ruthless, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is on a mission to rid his country of crime and corruption.

But the Philippine president is already courting controversy, with allegations that his iron-fisted rule is responsible for countless human rights abuses.

101 East gets exclusive behind-the-scenes access to President Rodrigo Duterte to discover the man behind the headlines.

 

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