Filipino youth stage musical against Duterte's deadly drugs war

Filipino youth stage musical against Duterte's deadly drugs warBy Ronn Bautista and Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) – A Philippine youth theater club staged a musical at a Manila park on Sunday, challenging President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on drugs. “The play talks about the problem in the community with the war on drugs and the irony of it, that a few earn money amid this war and all the killings,” artistic director Jessie Villabrille told Reuters. More than 8,000 suspected drug addicts and dealers have been killed since Duterte took office on June 30, some in police operations but many others in mysterious circumstances.



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