Police conduct a drug buy-bust operation in Manila

A picture made available on 01 October 2016 shows Filipino mothers holding their babies as they check on their husbands, who were arrested after a drug buy-bust operation, at a slum area in Manila, Philippines, 30 September 2016. After comparing himself to Adolf Hitler, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on September 30, that he wants to kill the three million drug addicts he claims reside in his country, in remarks made following his return from an official two-day trip to Vietnam. ‘Hitler massacred three million Jews. Now, there are three million drug addicts… I’d be happy to slaughter them,’ said Rodrigo Duterte before the press, according to an official transcript from his office. Criticism of the Philippines’ violent war against drugs has been met with condemnation from Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who recently went on a tirade against the EU after the European Parliament expressed concern over the human rights situation on the island.

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