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Rights groups says Philippine police has falsifies evidence

Mar 02, 2017 - Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A human rights watchdog has accused the police in the Philippines of falsifying evidence to justify unlawful killings in the government's war on drugs that has caused more than 7,000 deaths, and pointed the finger at President Rodrigo Duterte as being ultimately responsible.

Human Rights Watch said in a report Thursday that Duterte and other officials instigated and incited the killings in a campaign that could amount to crimes against humanity.

It says the...