Human rights advocates and defenders in the Philippines after the United Nations Human Rights Council approved a resolution mandating a comprehensive international review of the drug war in the country. Photo: AFP

Philippines won’t quit UN rights council or sever ties with Iceland despite Duterte’s threat: Locsin

  • Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr dismissed the UN vote to investigate President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs as ‘a small and harmless matter’
  • However, he singled out Iceland, the country which tabled the draft resolution, as ‘a nation of women beaters and eugenicists’
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Human rights advocates and defenders in the Philippines after the United Nations Human Rights Council approved a resolution mandating a comprehensive international review of the drug war in the country. Photo: AFP
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