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Naked prisoners in Philippine jail cause uproar (via Channel NewsAsia)

Photos showing hundreds of prisoners in a Philippine jail sitting naked while being searched for contraband have triggered accusations of human rights abuses.

Photos showing hundreds of prisoners in a Philippine jail sitting naked while being searched for contraband have triggered accusations of further rights abuses in President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly war on drugs.

The inmates of the Cebu provincial jail were woken before dawn on Tuesday (Feb 28), herded into the jail’s quadrangle and forced to strip while anti-drug agents, police and military searched their cells, prison officer Rafael Espina told AFP.

Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/naked-prisoners-in-philippine-jail-cause-uproar/3562134.html?cid=fbcna

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