George christensen apologises for duterte comments in statement” in the morning on Aug. 9, 2016. (Facebook/Franklin Franklin Jr.)
A보성출장안마t least 11 people were killed in Duterte’s extrajudicial killing last week, including the police officer whose deadly shotgun blast killed two civilians in Davao City.
Duterte is facing what his public spokesman on Monday called “the biggest challenge of his career.”
“He is facing a big challenge,” Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told reporters in Manila. “He is faced with an extraordinary situation, a war.”
Lorenzana, however, said the U.S. military “doesn’t have a strategy in mind.”
But Defense Minister Delfin Lorenzana, (D) of the Philippine National Police during the funeral of slain policeman Manuel Lago, center, on Monday. (Jorge Ribas/Reuters)
Duterte said Sunday he had ordered the police officer in the extrajudicial killings of alleged drug suspects dead, for “good reasons.”
The remarks raised new questions about the police officer’s role, which drew the most concern from hu카지노 사이트man rights activists on Monday. The killings occurred on Oct. 28 after the arrest of Lago, 26.
President Obama praised the police officer in a statement on Monday, saying his killing was “a tragedy that will make our country more safe.”
“These senseless killings continue to shock and divide us,” he said.
Duterte, a former mayor who has often been criticized for his crackdown on crime, won office in May and has gone to great lengths to make him look better than his critics see him — saying a police officer killed by a vigilante, who had been in the police force for many years, was “a threat to public order.”
The killings came less than a week after a suspected anti-government killer and suspected gang le바카라ader, both of whom are still at large, allegedly attacked a woman in San Juan del Sur city. That attack occurred two days before Duterte addressed the crowd at the event.
The United Nations, though, voiced its reservations about his claims — saying he does not have the power or the ability to make “legal statements of political and ethnic minorities, people of color, members of other political and religious communities or any people on his own.”
Philippine Attorney General (AG) Leila de Lima warned of a “dangerous humanitarian situation” if the U.S. were to move to extradite Duterte and other drug lords who may be under arrest. The governmen