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Wednesday , July 17 2019

3 Filipino policemen convicted

Two of three police officers are escorted out of the courtroom after being found guilty and sentenced up to 40 years without parole for the killing of a student on Nov 29, in suburban Caloocan city, north of Manila, Philippines. The court found the three police officers guilty on Thursday of killing Kian Loyd Delos Santos, a student they alleged was a drug dealer, in the first known such conviction under the president’s deadly crackdown on drugs. (AP)

A Philippine court found three police officers guilty on Thursday of killing a student they alleged was a drug dealer, in the first known such conviction under the president’s deadly crackdown on drugs. President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown, which has left thousands of suspects dead, reportedly in clashes with the police, has alarmed Western governments and UN rights experts and horrified human rights watchdogs. (AP)

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