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Philippines demands proof for rights group's assertion of police 'executions
A human rights watchdog accused the police in the Philippines of falsifying evidence to justify unlawful killings in the government's war on drugs that has caused more than 7,000 deaths, and pointed the finger at President Rodrigo Duterte as being ultimately responsible.
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Funeral workers use a stretcher to carry the body of a suspected drug pusher, who police investigators said was shot and killed by unidentified men, along a street in Quezon city, Philippines.
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A policeman stands guard near the body of a suspected drug pusher, who police investigators said was shot and killed by unidentified men.
(Reuters)

People hold photos of their family members, who they say were killed due to their alleged involvement in illegal drugs, during a protest against extra-judicial killings in Paranaque City, Philippines.
(Reuters)

Funeral workers use a stretcher to carry the body of a suspected drug pusher, who police investigators said was shot and killed by unidentified men. 
(Reuters)

Family members of slain drug suspects during a Holy Eucharist mass against extra-judicial killings inside a Roman Catholic Church in Paranaque City, Philippines.
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Relatives hold photos of their family members, who they say were killed due to their alleged involvement in illegal drugs.
(Reuters)

A woman prays for her loved one who she says was killed due to alleged involvement in illegal drugs, during a mass against extra-judicial killings in Paranaque city, Philippines.
(Reuters)

Philippines demands proof for rights group's assertion of police 'executions

A human rights watchdog accused the police in the Philippines of falsifying evidence to justify unlawful killings in the government's war on drugs that has caused more than 7,000 deaths, and pointed the finger at President Rodrigo Duterte as being ultimately responsible.

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