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Philippine charity helps drug war dead families find permanent burial site as cemetery leases expire



Rodzon Enriquez’s skeletal remains are pulled out of a coffin-sized tomb in Manila and placed in a body bag. Five years after the 21-year-old was killed in the Philippines’ drug war, the lease on his grave is expiring.Activists estimate tens of thousands of people have died since President Rodrigo Duterte ordered police to go after drug addicts and dealers in a widely-condemned campaign that has largely targeted poor men.Many of the dead were put in “apartment” tombs stacked metres high in jam…



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