Last week was the deadliest week in Philippines’ president Duterte’s war on drugs so far. At least 81 people were killed, including a 17 year old boy called Kian Delos Santos. CCTV and witness accounts show Kian was dragged by cops into an alleyway, handed a gun and told to run. When he followed their instructions he was shot dead.
This case has prompted unprecedented anger in the Philippines, even among some previous Duterte supporters. On August 25th the Auckland Philippines Solidarity group joined the an international day of action for Kian Delos Santos.