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Duterte urged to resign after 'disgusting' confession

Dec 30, 2018 - 1:20 PM

(UPDATED) ACT Teachers Representative France Castro calls as 'really disgusting' [and] uncalled for' President Rodrigo Duterte's confession of molesting their maid when he was a teenager

CONFESSION. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers talks about attempting to molest their maid in a speech at the Provincial Gymnasium Capitol Compound in Kidapawan City, Cotabato on December 29, 2018. Photo by Albert Alcain/Presidential Photo

Duterte: Drug addicts used to rape 'beautiful' women 'worth dying for'

Dec 19, 2017 - 5:03 PM

(UPDATED) 'May I be forgiven by Maggie dela Riva. 'Yung mga nirerape doon, talagang magaganda. Worth going to jail and worth dying for,' says President Rodrigo Duterte

RAPISTS THEN AND NOW. President Rodrigo Duterte says he 'can't imagine' how drug-influenced rapists of today victimize even infants. Presidential photo

Egypt court sentences lawyer to jail over rape remarks

Dec 02, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Nabi al-Wahsh's comments during a television program provoke outrage and complaints to the state prosecutor, who decided to put him on trial. Wahsh said it was a 'national duty' to rape women wearing tight, ripped jeans.

Malacañang on Duterte rape remark: The masses get him

Jul 17, 2017 - 12:58 PM

The President s latest statement was not a joke says Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 64th Araw ng Hagonoy celebration at the Municipal Complex in Hagonoy, Davao del Sur on July 5, 2017, expresses his grief over how Filipinos have been dying in the war in Marawi City. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte to CHR on rape remark resolution: 'Stop nitpicking'

May 26, 2016 - 10:07 AM

The president elect says he was only exercising his right to freedom of expression when he made the controversial remark

DUTERTE ON CHR. Rodrigo Duterte, Philippine president-elect, holds a press conference on May 26, 2016 in Davao City. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

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