Duterte gets mad at Trudeau’s ‘interference’

Community Opinion & Analysis Nov 24, 2017 at 3:58 pm

By Ted Alcuitas
Philippine Canadian News

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte must have been following what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s father said when asked if he would raise the issue of human rights with the dictator Ferdinand Marcos more than 30 years ago.

“Nobody likes to be told by an outsider how to run his own government,” said the elder Trudeau.

Last week, Duterte lashed out at Justin Trudeau for criticizing his (Duterte’s) war on drugs…a campaign that has seen more than 12,000 people killed, according to Human Rights Watch—2,555 of them by the Philippine National Police.

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