Rodrigo Duterte hands over ‘war on drugs’ to vice-president and critic

Leni Robredo says ‘if I can save even one innocent life’ from deadly Philippines crackdown it will be worth the political price The vice-president of the Philippines, Leni Robredo, has accepted President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer for her to play a lead role in his deadly crackdown against drugs, even though the former human rights lawyer is critical of the campaign and has been warned it could be a political ploy to destroy her. Robredo said that by agreeing she may be able to save lives from a campaign that has killed thousands of mostly petty drug suspects in purported gun battles with police. Continue reading… Read more: theguardian.com