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Rodrigo Duterte faces backlash for alleged misogynist comments

Rodrigo Duterte faces backlash for alleged misogynist comments

"It encourages state forces to commit sexual violence during armed conflict, which is a violation of global humanitarian law".

Duterte's remarks "are but the latest of the series of this madman's display of tyranny, lunacy and machismo", Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay said. "We will just shoot your vaginas so that".

"Duterte has distinguished himself as a frothing-in-the-mouth fascist who incites the worst violations of global humanitarian law", said Cristina Palabay, secretary-general of the Philippine rights group Karapatan. "We will just shoot you in the vagina", said Duterte while talking about tackling female rebels. Some of you join the movement, even if you have your family.

"The statements that have been coming out of the Philippines on the potential or possible uses of those helicopters have given us cause to need to follow up on that, and that's exactly what we're doing", Trudeau said on Saturday in Los Angeles, during a press conference with the city's mayor.

The remarks elicited laughter from the audience.

The comments are not out of character for Duterte has previously made jokes about sexual assault while president and instigated an extrajudicial war on drugs that has killed more than 12,000 people.

Duterte is a highly controversial leader.




"I will gladly do it for my country", Duterte said in a speech at the Malacanang presidential palace.

Last week it was announced that the International Criminal Court were looking into complaints that Duterte had committed crimes against humanity in his brutal and bloody war against drugs, which has seen a deat toll of over 4000. "But the problem here is that I won".

"The president said they would review the Executive Order, he basically wants immediate action..."

The scuttling of the project with the world-renowned helicopter company and its manufacturer-the third-biggest modernization for the Armed Forces of the Philippines-is being made in compliance with President Duterte's order for the DND to look elsewhere for sources of the helicopters outside Canada.

"They will say, 'Okay, how many people are dead?' 'Three.' 'What?' 'Three.' 'Son of a bitch, don't lose.' 'Are there any women holding guns?' 'Sir, she's a fighter".

He said protests would have no major impact unless they're backed by the masses, which hope Duterte's tough approach will help him fight poverty and other social ills.


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