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thesweetcheat
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Re: Duterte update
Apr 03, 2017, 22:45
Here's an account from someone who claims to have been a member of one of Duterte's death squads before he was president:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/02/philippines-president-duterte-drugs-war-death-squads

He tells of one particular incident that has given him nightmares for years: in 1996 Lascanas and his team were ordered to kill an alleged criminal, his pregnant wife and his four-year-old son, who were all in the same vehicle at the time. “I attempted to rescue the four-year-old boy,” claims Lascanas, grimacing. “But according to our team leader since the boy ... had seen our faces, he could recognise us in years from now and identify us.”

It was on the personal order of Duterte, he claims, that they disposed of the family. “Mayor Rudy approved the recommendation of our task force commander, in front of us. To erase – meaning to kill – everyone,” he says with uneasy calm. “That was his specific order. That he’s OK [with it] provided it would be clean.”

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