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Philippines Official: UN Rights Chief’s Remarks ‘Irresponsible, Disrespectful’

The Philippine foreign minister hit back Saturday at the United Nations’ human rights chief for issuing “irresponsible and disrespectful” comments about President Rodrigo Duterte, warning that such remarks could set a dangerous precedent. Duterte’s attacks against U.N. human rights activists suggest he needs to see a psychiatrist, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein told a news conference Friday after the Philippine leader criticized U.N. special...

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