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If the US is concerned about extrajudicial killings the Philippines, the latter too is concerned about the killings of African-American people happening in US soil.
After the US government issued a statement expressing concern about the human rights situation in the country, the president gave a reply:
“The Philippine government is also worried about what’s being done to the black people in America, being shot while lying down. I’m going to send my rapporteur also and investigate them.”
“We take any credible allegations of human rights violations very, very seriously,” Toner said.
“We’re very concerned―deeply concerned, I would say―about reports of extrajudicial killings of individuals suspected to have been involved in drug activity in the Philippines,” he added.
“Why just pay attention to the Philippines? How many blacks died in America?” he said.On Tuesday, Mr. Duterte indicated that his threat to take the country out of the United Nations was a joke. He said the United Nations should behave “the way [it] should behave.”
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