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Duterte hits back at human rights report: “They have no humanity, goddamn it!”

President Duterte responded to a human rights watchdog’s hard-hitting investigation into extra-judicial killings, by declaring that criminals have no humanity. “When you kill criminals, it is not a crime against humanity. The criminals have no humanity, goddamn it,” the president said. He was responding to a report compiled by New…


Int. Criminal Court’s Prosecutor Warns PH Authorities Over Killings

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – (AP) –  The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said Thursday that she is “deeply concerned” about reports of extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and users in the Philippines. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda also said that statements by “high officials” in the Asian nation “seem to condone…


US to Philippines: Comply with Human Rights Accountability

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States government has reiterated to the Philippines this week urging the country to comply with human rights commitments amid the rising number of killings and murders involving drug-related police operations throughout the country. The United Nations has drawn a strong line on the Philippines as…