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Fri Apr 3, 2020, 11:40 AM

"Shoot them dead": Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte orders police and military to kill citizens

In the Philippines, the 57 million residents of the country's main island, Luzon, are under strict lockdown orders to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Despite that, many in a Manila slum took to the streets Wednesday to protest a lack of supplies, arguing they had not received any food packs since the lockdown started two weeks ago.

The local government refutes those claims and clashed with protestors, ultimately arresting 20 people who refused to return home.

Later that night, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took to the airwaves with a chilling warning for his citizens: Defy the lockdown orders again and the police will shoot you dead.

"I will not hesitate. My orders are to the police and military, as well as village officials, if there is any trouble, or occasions where there's violence and your lives are in danger, shoot them dead," he said in a mix of Filipino and English in the televised address. "Do not intimidate the government. Do not challenge the government. You will lose."

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/rodrigo-duterte-philippines-president-coronavirus-lockdown-shoot-people-dead/

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tenderfoot Apr 2020 OP
Lulu KC Apr 2020 #1
lunasun Apr 2020 #2
samsingh Apr 2020 #3
durablend Apr 2020 #4
Boomerproud Apr 2020 #5
sdfernando Apr 2020 #6
Runningdawg Apr 2020 #7

Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 11:44 AM

1. A friend of DT's

Along with Bolsonaro and of course Vlady. Only the best people.

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 11:44 AM

2. This asshole is always looking for a reason to kill people. He has in the past found many

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 11:49 AM

3. so the Phiilippines, Brazil, and the us have the same type of leader

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 11:54 AM

4. Trump would love nothing better than to do the same...

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Fri Apr 3, 2020, 11:56 AM

5. Quite the bloodlust from this one.

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Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:05 PM

6. Apparently Ferdinand Marcos is alive a well. /NT

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Fri Apr 3, 2020, 02:08 PM

7. Don't think the man who wanted to nuke a hurricane hasn't floated this idea. He has.

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