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Duterte to UN experts: 'Wrong premise' on media killings

Jun 08, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Duterte says My duty as president is to uphold and enforce the law and I will pursue and prosecute these killers to the hilt in accordance with law

PRESSCON. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte holds a press conference in Davao City on May 23, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/ Rappler

UN experts slam Duterte over media killings

Jun 06, 2016 - 7:50 PM

President elect Rodrigo Duterte s recent comments on media killings are irresponsible in the extreme and unbecoming of any leader says Christof Heyns

NEXT PRESIDENT. A handout picture released by the Davao City Mayor's Office on June 5, 2016, shows Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Dutert speaking to supporters during a thanksgiving party in Davao City. Photo by King Rodriguez/Davao City Mayor's Office/EPA

UN experts on Lumad killings: Unacceptable, deplorable

Sep 23, 2015 - 3:40 PM

Military occupation of civilian institutions and killing of civilians are unacceptable deplorable and contrary to international human rights and international humanitarian standards

STOP LUMAD KILLINGS. Indigenous peoples and advocates light candles for Lumad victims and Emok Samarca, one of slain indigenous rights defenders in Surigao del Sur on September 11. Samarca was killed allegedly by paramilitary groups in Han-ayan, Brgy Diatagon in front of hundreds of residents who were allegedly ordered out of their homes.