Palace still open to probe despite UN High Commissioner's remarks vs Duterte

"Anyone without bias can see that President Duterte has made positive efforts since assuming office to combat drug-related crimes as well as terrorism, develop the national economy, and improve people's livelihood, which have effectively protected and promoted the Philippine people's fundamental rights to security and development", Lu said in a briefing in Beijing.

He stopped doing this just a few months later after he said he was being repeatedly attacked by the New People's Army, claiming in its petition to the court that they are "using acts of terror to sow fear and panic to overthrow the government".

Roque commended Lu's statement that the UN should support the Philippines in its bid to promote its own human rights cause in accordance with its own national conditions.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein defended the independence, impartiality and expertise of special rapporteurs in the face of smear and hate campaigns, some involving incitement to violence.

Posible destitución de Pablo Kuczynski genera polarización
En marzo la aprobación de Kuczynski se mantuvo en 19%, la misma que en febrero, mientras que la desaprobación alcanzó el 76%. La encuesta a 1.254 adultos peruanos se realizó del 7 al 9 de marzo y tiene un margen de error de 2,8 puntos porcentuales.

Duterte won a landslide victory, partly thanks to his strident anti-drug rhetoric, and has long said the Philippines faces a narcotics trafficking and addiction crisis.

To prevent the kind of environmental damage that has alarmed activists, the Philippine government has put restrictions on some forms of mining.

Lumad communities have been the victims of Manila's ongoing militarisation that pushes indigenous peoples to leave their ancestral territories and leads to violent clashes between the government's armed forces and the local population. The petition specifically named the top 18 leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines.

That proposal was in turn dismissed as "disrespectful" and "irresponsible" by Philippine Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano, who accused al-Hussein of overstepping his mandate and of insulting the Philippines.

Detectan segundo caso de sarampión a nivel nacional en Juliaca
El ministro de Salud, Abel Salinas , afirmó en Conexión de RPP Noticias que este se trata de un brote "absolutamente aislado". El Instituto Nacional de Salud confirmó el caso de sarampión , tras analizar una muestra de sangre de esta persona.

Critics said Duterte in his public pronouncements ordered or encouraged policemen to kill those involved in drug trafficking, resulting in thousands of alleged extrajudicial killings.

"If these fools come here, are there crocodiles here?"

Manila hit back at Zeid's comments on Saturday, noting that Tauli-Corpuz was included on the list not because of her position as Special Rapporteur but because of her alleged links with the Ilocos-Cordillera Regional Committee (ICRC) of the CPP-NPA.

This article has been published by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. "The vast majority of the Filipino people must now strive even harder and boldly to defend their rights and resist an unfolding dictatorship", he added. The P-DIP is the biggest party in Indonesia's parliament and counts Indonesian President Joko Widodo among its members.

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El conjunto local se había puesto en ventaja a los 30 minutos de la segunda parte, a través de una definición de Ciro Rius . El partido se jugará en el estadio Norberto Tomaghello desde las 19 y tendrá el arbitraje de Juan Pablo Pompei.

"Duterte is engaged in a wild anti-communist witch hunt under the guise of anti-terrorism", he said.

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