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DUTERTE'S WAR ON DRUGS:
THE FIRST 6 MONTHS

Research by Jodesz Gavilan
Design by Wayne Manuel and Michan Lorenzo
Photos by Alecs Ongcal

6,216

PEOPLE KILLED
IN PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE’S
WAR ON DRUGS
AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2016

2,167
suspected drug personalities
killed in police operations
4,049
victims of extrajudicial or
vigilante-style killings

COMPARING THE CASUALTIES

The number of casualties of the #WarOnDrugs in the last 183 days is...

More than the estimated
3,240
killed during Martial Law
from 1972 to 1981

More than the estimated
2,977
killed in the September 11 attacks
in the United States

More than the estimated
2,500
killed in Thailand’s war on drugs
in 2003

BEYOND THE KILLINGS

43,114
drug personalities
arrested
as of December 31
7
shabu laboratories
dismantled
as of November 25
7,611
drug cases
filed in court
as of November 25
87
marijuana plantations
destroyed
as of November 25
1,408.79
kilos of shabu, marijuana, and cocaine seized amounting to
P8.3 B
as of November 25
932,237
drug users and
74,916
drug pushers surrendered
as of December 31

DRUG USE IN THE PHILIPPINES

President Rodrigo Duterte
pegs the number of drug addicts in the Philippines at
3 to 4 million

But data from the Dangerous Drugs Board shows that

there are
1.8 million
current drug users
in the Philippines
while
4.8 million
have used illegal drugs
at least once in their lives.

PROFILE OF FILIPINO DRUG USERS

The war on drugs is a battle yet to be won.

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