Sri Lanka to hang drug criminals | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 12, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 12, 2018

Sri Lanka to hang drug criminals

Sri Lanka announced yesterday it would start hanging drug criminals, ending a near-half century moratorium on capital punishment as officials promised to "replicate the success" of the Philippines drug war. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs since coming to power in 2016 has left thousands of people dead and prompted allegations of crimes against humanity.

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