The many facets of war on drugs in the Philippines

PhotographerBernardino Pablo Testa
PrizeSilver in Book / People
Companytv5 network, inc.
City/CountryCainta, Philippines
Entry Description

The many facets of the war on drugs in the Philippines which started in Oplan Tokhang were many alleged drug addicts surfaced and embraced the profiling and rehabilitation, but many were still arrested for continued selling and buying. For some they have met their fate, being killed on legitimate police encounters and/or being murdered by vigilantes and rival syndicates in the process, leaving widows and orphans all over the archiphelago.