Thousands of Philippine poor nabbed in Duterte’s latest war – on loitering

Police officers interrogate teenagers after they are rounded up lingering in the streets of Tondo, Manila, Philippines July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/Files

MANILA (Reuters) – Each night, police in teams of about a dozen fan out across the most rundown areas of the Philippine capital, rounding up slum-dwellers who linger in the streets, or teenagers who play in makeshift computer gaming shops. Children scavenging on mountains of trash are ordered home, their parents warned of jail if […]

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