Manila, Philip­pines

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Duterte’s bounty: Pres­i­dent Ro­drigo Duterte has been ac­cused of in­cit­ing war crimes by of­fer­ing gov­ern­ment forces in the south­ern Philip­pines 20,000 pe­sos (£275) for ev­ery com­mu­nist rebel they can kill. He had pre­vi­ously caused out­rage by urg­ing troops to shoot fe­male rebels. The Maoist New Peo­ple’s Army has been fight­ing a “peo­ple’s war” in the coun­try for

decades.

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