Akbayan calls Duterte’s bluff on UN: Stop blocking UN probe on killings

Reference: Justine Balane, Spokesperson

President Duterte once again made the United Nations a punchline to his jokes. In a speech in Camarines Sur, he declared he will have the UN solve the drug problem if the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) fails as the new head of his murderous campaign against illegal drugs. 

This comes at the heels of his recent admission of failure of his War on Drugs by ‘removing’ himself and the Philippine National Police (PNP) from his anti-drugs campaign after seeing his trust rating slump on the latest survey.

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