Harry Roque, spokesperson of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Edmond So
Harry Roque, spokesperson of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Edmond So

Duterte spokesman who mocked the UN now hopes they’ll give him a job

  • Harry Roque, who defended the war on drugs and once called the UN’s human rights arm a ‘toothless tiger’, is seeking a role at the International Law Commission
  • But protests by Philippine law groups, his quarrel with Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin, and regional challengers could come between Roque’s bid to join the agency

Harry Roque, spokesperson of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Edmond So
Harry Roque, spokesperson of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: Edmond So
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