Thursday, 17 June 2021

This group of artists holds workshops for communities stricken by the drug war

“Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ has revealed its true face: it is anti-people and anti-poor. It has encouraged the ‘strategy of death squads’ that has turned our streets and alleyways into an abattoir.”

That’s the statement of RESBAK or Respond and Break the Silence Against the Killings. It’s an alliance of artists, media practitioners, and cultural workers who advance social awareness about the effects of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, and they united to “condemn in the strongest possible terms” the administration’s brutal drug war.

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