3 months DFA mulls PH withdrawal from UNCHR MB
By Roy Mabasa Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. is mulling the possibility of withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNCHR) to follow what the United States did in June last year. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr.(PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOS / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Locsin floated the idea in response to a tweet by a netizen asking how the Philippine representation in Iceland reacted following the approval of a UNCHR resolution pushing for a probe on the extrajudicial killings under the Duterte administration’s war on drugs campaign. “No embassy in Iceland. Nor does Iceland have an embassy here. ... more