Groups slam gov’t for ‘actions to sabotage’ UN resolution on human rights probe

  MANILA, Philippines --- Human rights groups have condemned the Duterte administration for its alleged attempt to sabotage the adoption of a resolution that calls for a United Nations investigation into the human rights situation in the Philippines. "We call out the Philippine government, especially President Rodrigo Duterte, his spokesperson Salvador Panelo, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, among other officials, for their deliberately vile actions to sabotage the resolution," Christina Palabay, secretary-general of Karapatan, said in a press conference at the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) in Quezon City on Friday. Palabay said the govern...

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