Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission - updates

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U.S. lawmakers to Duterte: ‘Sovereignty doesn't give gov'ts free rein to kill'

Nov 14, 2017 - 1:41 PM

US congressmen Randy Hultgren and James McGovern urge President Rodrigo Duterte to reconsider his drug war in keeping with the Philippines' obligations under international law

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to relay concern over drug war killings to Duterte

Nov 09, 2017 - 12:54 PM

Congressmen Randy Hultgren and James McGovern, co-chairs of the United States Congress' Human Rights Commission, says human rights violations should not be the consequences of the Philippines' war on drugs

Malacañang to U.S. lawmakers: Filipinos real judge of drug war

Jul 21, 2017 - 5:24 PM

We trust that the [Filipino] people understand that they are really getting the better side of this deal says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella

Jonel Segovia 16, years old, one of the three minors killed in Oplan Tokhang in Brgy. 176 Phase-8, Bagong Silang, North Caloocan City, was taken out at their residence leading to his final rest in peace at Tala Cemetery, Bagong Silang on Sunday. Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

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Jul 21, 2017 - 10:08 AM

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VICTIMS. Certain elements appear in the circumstances surrounding incidents of extrajudicial killings in the Philippine drug war. All photos by Alejandro Edoria

Two U.S. lawmakers slam Duterte in drug war hearing

Jul 21, 2017 - 7:36 AM

I certainly believe very strongly that a man with the human rights record of President Duterte should not be invited to the White House a US lawmaker says

SLAMMING DUTERTE. US Congressman James McGovern vows to 'lead the protest' in case Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte comes to visit the White House. Screen shot from video by TLHRC

U.S. lawmakers probe Duterte's bloody drug war

Jul 20, 2017 - 10:42 PM

It is paramount that human rights violations are not an unintended consequence of the war on drugs US Congressman Randy Hultgren says

DRUG WAR. Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC) of the US Congress conducts a hearing on July 20, 2017, about President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drug campaign. Screen grab courtesy of TLHRC

LIVE: U.S. hearing on human rights and Duterte drug war

Jul 20, 2017 - 10:14 PM

The hearing is scheduled Thursday 10 pm Manila time Watch it live on Rappler

Malacañang asks U.S. Congress: Hear all sides

Jul 20, 2017 - 1:17 PM

Insinuations and hasty judgments have no place in due process says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella as the US Congress holds an inquiry into Duterte s bloody drug war

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