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Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:42 PM

Sri Lanka to begin hanging drug dealers to 'replicate success of Philippines'

Source: The Guardian

Sri Lanka will begin hanging drug dealers, ending a near-half-century moratorium on executions, as officials promised explicitly to “replicate the success” of the Philippines’ grisly war on drugs.

Sri Lanka’s decision to cite the Philippines as its model is certain to draw criticism. Under president Rodrigo Duterte 4,200 drug suspects have been killed in the Philippines, although rights groups say the true number could be at least triple that figure.

Senaratne said there were 19 drug offenders whose death sentences had been commuted to life. Local media reports quote Senaratne as saying that they would now face execution.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/jul/11/sri-lanka-to-begin-hanging-drug-dealers-to-replicate-success-of-philippines

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Reply Sri Lanka to begin hanging drug dealers to 'replicate success of Philippines' (Original post)
Equinox Moon Wednesday OP
sandensea Wednesday #1
lark Wednesday #2
Crutchez_CuiBono Wednesday #3
JustABozoOnThisBus Wednesday #6
Crutchez_CuiBono Wednesday #8
exboyfil Wednesday #4
Bernardo de La Paz Wednesday #5
DonCoquixote Wednesday #7
TheFrenchRazor Wednesday #9

Response to Equinox Moon (Original post)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:46 PM

1. They've learned from Colombia (and Nixon):

Wage war on opponents, and call it a war 'on drugs'.

Starting off by executing actual drug dealers convinces the public it's "for the best" - and the rest is the easy part.

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Response to Equinox Moon (Original post)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:47 PM

2. Next to come - USA.

This would be both drumpf's and evil efs wet dream, killing drug "dealers" who would probably be users and brown or black, just by conincidence, of course.

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Response to lark (Reply #2)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:50 PM

3. Here we give you a trial. A judge and a jury, and if russian..a laptop and phone. And fax.

Far cry from mobs going around hanging folks....I heard he applied to work at mara Lago via that fax machine though. (taking jobs Americans WON'T do."
****Open to Call Center.
"911 Sri Lanka...What's your Emergency??"
"Well...my neighbor...who's herd of feral cats that poops in my garden....deals drugs."
"We'll be right over "
****Scene.

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Response to Crutchez_CuiBono (Reply #3)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:55 PM

6. Well, yeah, unless you're not white, ...

... in which case the arresting officers are generally in fear for their lives, therefore justified in filling you with many bullets.

Trial? We don' need no stinkin' trial.

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Reply #6)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 03:03 PM

8. We

just trialed ya...and wow...these new guns are accurate.

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Response to lark (Reply #2)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:50 PM

4. What no Purdue Pharm.

executives?

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Response to Equinox Moon (Original post)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:55 PM

5. No success. . . . nt

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Response to Equinox Moon (Original post)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 02:58 PM

7. that is why for all the talk of respecting local cultures

we have to be aware that bad ideas spread, especially the myth of "law and Order" types.

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Response to Equinox Moon (Original post)

Wed Jul 11, 2018, 07:10 PM

9. gotta love the perpetual, losing, War on Drugs. it's a perfect tool for thug dictators and police st

police states to terrorize and incarcerate the "undesirables." not to mention enriching themselves and their cronies.

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