Rodrigo Duterte is the president of the Philippines. His domestic policy is based on tackling drug traffic. Duterte has been condemned for violating human rights, as he’s been trying to decrease crime rate by killing perpetrators.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to arrest an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, arguing she had no right conduct investigations as his country was no longer under ICC jurisdiction.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte isn’t ruling out that the US might be very annoyed and consider his decision to procure weapons from China and Russia a threat, after Washington refused to supply Manila with arms.
Rodrigo Duterte has once again harshly lashed out at UN human rights officials planning to probe alleged extrajudicial killings in his war on drugs, and claimed full responsibility for the “lawful” actions of law enforcers.
Manila has accused the UN human rights chief of being played by certain parties to “unseat” President Rodrigo Duterte, after Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called on the Philippines’ leader to submit himself to a “psychiatric evaluation.”