Duterte’s War on Drugs Through the Lens of Raffy Lerma
Join the NY Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP) for a special event highlighting photojournalist Raffy Lerma’s work that has captured harrowing scenes of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs. Lerma’s photos, featured by the NY Times and other mainstream media outlets, expose the Philippine government’s systemic violence against the country’s poor. Learn from Lerma and NYCHRP the realities of the War on Drugs and how the international human rights community can stand with its victims and the Filipino people who are resisting state repression.
October 23, 2016 at 6PM
Starr Bar – 214 Starr, Brooklyn, NY 11237
This event is co-sponsored by NY Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP), the National Lawyers Guild International Committee (NLG IC), and the International Coalition for Human Rights in the in Philippines (ICHRP)