Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte wants media to accompany police on anti-narcotics operations

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday ordered the police to conduct anti-drug operations in the presence of media to prove law enforcers were not executing drug suspects.
Duterte took office in June last year after winning an election on a vow to get tough on drugs and crime. He soon launched a “war on drugs” in which thousands of people have been killed.
Duterte and his campaign remain popular but opposition to the bloodshed, including from within the influential Catholic…