Thousands protest in Manila as Duterte jails top critic

Catholic faithful protest in Manila on February 18, 2017 against alleged extrajudicial killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • He launched the crackdown after taking office in June and police have reported killing 2,555 drug suspects since then.
  • Television footage showed police hosing down a group of at least 100 people protesting the drug killings.

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