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China backs the Philippine president’s violent and deadly campaign against drugs in which nearly 2,300 people have died since June 30

T
hough Western countries have raised concerns about extrajudicial killings tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-narcotics campaign, he has rejected the criticism, and a spokesman for China's foreign ministry said, "We understand and support the Philippine government's policy under President Duterte of prioritizing the fight against drug crime."
8 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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