Philippines slams “unpardonable intrusions” by U.N. rights experts

File Photo: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte arrives to greet the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base in Manila, Philippines, Thursday, February 28, 2019. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for “unpardonable intrusions”, after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. The experts on Friday urged the U.N. Human Rights Council, whose 47 member states begin a three-week session on June 24, […]

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