De Lima hits ‘heartless’ Duterte for refusing foreign aid

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 09/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Leila De Lima on Saturday called President Rodrigo Duterte “heartless” as she condemned the alleged order to refuse grants and aid from other countries for the families of victims of his administration’s war…

Vinluan on UNHRC probe: Cops will only draw guns to protect themselves

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Walang pulis na gustong pumatay!” (No police officer would want to kill!) Police Colonel Gemma Vinluan, Cebu City Police Office director, said this amid the issue of the United Nations Human Rights Council…

Malacañang rejects UN rights investigation of drug killings

07/06/2019

Malacañang on Friday rejected a call by some members of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to probe the growing number of killings in President Duterte’s war on drugs, saying it was interfering in the country’s sovereignty.…

Palace welcomes UNHRC adoption of PH human rights report in Geneva

Inquirer.net 09/23/2017

  The Malacañang on Saturday welcomed the United Nation Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) final adoption of the third Philippine Universal Periodic Review (UPR) report. “The adoption of the Philippine UPR Report in Geneva recognizes the human rights…

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