4 days Lacson downplays UNHRC probe into Duterte administration’s war on drugs MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson on Sunday downplayed the move of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to adopt a resolution seeking a comprehensive report on the human rights situation in the Philippines, noting that it even failed to get the approval of the majority of all its members. Senator Panfilo M. Lacson(CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETIN) Lacson noted that in the Iceland-led resolution, 18 countries voted but 14 rejected it and 15 abstained. Had the resolution been overwhelming adopted, the senator said there could be intense pressure for the Philippines. “But out of 47, only 18 ... more