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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

2 weeks ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
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."
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.