The results of his invective have been shocking, with an average of around 37 people per day killed in extrajudicial fashion. Representatives from the U.N. as well as international human-rights groups have condemned the rampant slaughter, to which Duterte’s response has been dismissive.
“I don’t care about human rights, believe me,” Duterte said in early August.
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“He was quite sensitive to our war on drugs and he wishes me well in my campaign and said that we are doing, as he so put it, ‘the right way’ ”
— Rodrigo Duterte on Donald Trump