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Duterte scoffs at UN tribunal - "I will not answer a caucasian"
07-19-2019, 09:55 AM
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Duterte scoffs at UN tribunal - "I will not answer a caucasian"
https://www.rt.com/news/464416-duterte-c...ilippines/


Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has defiantly refused to cooperate with a UN human rights tribunal, saying that if he is ever to be put on trial over his ‘War on Drugs’, it would have to be in the Philippines.

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution last Thursday to investigate alleged human rights abuses by Duterte’s government as part of Manila’s ‘War on Drugs.’ The measure was introduced to the 48-member international body by Iceland, prompting Duterte to consider severing ties with the Nordic nation.

In an interview with Philippines pastor Apollo Quiboloy on Wednesday, Duterte said that he would never recognize the UN organization’s authority.

“I will only face, be tried or face a trial in a Philippine court, presided by a Filipino judge, [and] prosecuted by a Filipino,” he said. Duterte described the human rights institution as “stupid” for expecting him to answer to a Westerner.

“I will not answer a Caucasian…You must be stupid. Who are you? I am a Filipino. We have our courts here,” he said.
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07-19-2019, 10:35 AM
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RE: Duterte scoffs at UN tribunal - "I will not answer a caucasian"
It is not a slight on Caucasians. More a statement on how you have to judge his actions in perspective.

For example, if I was speaking about how to fix Africa (insert: Giogio Tsoukalos "is such a thing even possible?" here) it would sound crazy to someone from Denmark or Canada or Japan.

And we all know about the UN and how they operate by now. 2 sets of rules. Duterte is bad for trying to crack down on drug dealers. Meanwhile, the Clinton and Bush families...
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07-19-2019, 12:37 PM
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RE: Duterte scoffs at UN tribunal - "I will not answer a caucasian"
In the past they arrested Pinochet and Alberto Fujimori from Peru . Fujimori was arrested for sterilizing thousands of native andean women, which was considered a human rights violation according to the same people that promote late term abortion.
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07-20-2019, 11:18 AM
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RE: Duterte scoffs at UN tribunal - "I will not answer a caucasian"
is it only drugs or does he also have plans to sort out other industries in some attempt to achieve a Singapore Standard?
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