31 May 2018

Over 100 dead, 9,000 arrested in Bangladesh’s recently-declared ‘war on drugs’

“Bangladesh has launched a war on drugs, Philippine style, albeit on a somewhat smaller scale. The Bangladesh Chronicle website reported on May 30 that 112 drug suspects have been gunned down by the police in just a little over two weeks. Another 9,000 drug suspects have been arrested since the

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10 Dec 2009

Juarez, Mexico continues to be violence hotbed

Juarez has become a deadly city where bodies, blood and gun-shell casings are commonplace in the streets. “In 2008, more than 1,600 people were killed in drug-related violence; this year local government officials put that number at more than 2,400. The carnage is taking place in a city with a

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