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Human rights group slams Philippines president Duterte's threat to kill them  

Rodrigo Duterte ‘should retract his reprehensible remarks’, Human Rights Watch said.Human Rights Watch has denounced a call by Philippine president for police to shoot rights activists who get in the way of his bloody drug war.

Duterte should immediately withdraw his statement or be investigated for possibly instigating or inciting violence against Philippine rights advocates, the advocacy group said. The body’s deputy Asia director said the threat “is like painting a target on the backs of courageous people working to protect the rights and upholding the dignity of all Filipinos”. Read more HERE.

Published on 17/08/2017 @ 15h13   | |