Philippines

President Duterte has high approval ratings despite first year

The President of the Philippines still has high approval ratings one year from when he was sworn into office. But human rights activists accuse Duterte of condoning hundreds of extrajudicial killings as his government cracked down on illegal drugs.

The President of the Philippines still has high approval ratings one year from when he was sworn into office.

But human rights activists accuse Rodrigo Duterte of condoning hundreds of extrajudicial killings as his government cracked down on illegal drugs.

Supporters of Duterte say his economic and social reforms are on the right track.

Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.

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