The Philippines: We Need to Talk

The Philippines are executing their citizens. Those who are merely suspected to be in the drugs trade are literally being killed. Newly elected President Duterte has charged his police and fellow citizens to take matters into their own hands to begin a literal eradication program - so far we have over 2000 suspected deaths due to this new arm of the 'war on drugs'.

We talk to Marie Nougier, Senior Research and Communications Officer at the IDPC - International Drug Policy Consortium. We discuss what led us to this place and what we can do as an international community to try and help end this bloodshed.

Also joining us with comments from Washington DC is Sanho Tree, a Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies and Director of the Drug Policy Project.

Trying to end on a positive note, we also chat about the progressive social day of action that takes place with the 'Support. Don't Punish' campaign. This global happening celebrates all that's humane and effective in our drug policies. We talk about how...