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Duterte apologizes to Suu Kyi for Myanmar ‘genocide’ comment

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday apologized to Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi for calling the Rohingya crisis a “genocide.”.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarApr 13th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Suu Kyi for genocide remark

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday April 13, apologized to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for saying that "genocide" was taking place in her country. Duterte made the apology during a news conference at the Davao International Airport early morning Friday, while responding to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Suu Kyi for Myanmar ‘genocide’ comment

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday apologized to Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi for calling the Rohingya crisis a “genocide.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Myanmar over ‘genocide’

A week after describing the military crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority as a “genocide,” President Duterte yesterday issued a public apology to the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte apologizes to Myanmar s Suu Kyi

Duterte apologizes to Myanmar s Suu Kyi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte sorry over Myanmar ‘genocide’ comments

President Rodrigo Duterte issued a public apology to Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, a week after describing the military crackdown on the country’s Rohingya minority as a “genocide.” Suu Kyi, a Nobel laureate, has come in for intense global criticism over her public silence regarding a brutal military crackdown that [...] The post Duterte sorry over Myanmar ‘genocide’ comments appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Duterte ready to open PH doors to Rohingya refugees

President Duterte's heart goes out to the Rohingya whom he describes as victims of "genocide" in Myanmar and is willing to accept as refugees in the Philippines.   In a speech in Malacaang, Mr. Duterte chided the United Nations for failing to solve the Rohingya crisis.   "That is really genocide, if I may [say] so," he said, adding he would welcome the Rohingya to the country. "Me? We? I'm willing to accept refugees. Rohingyas, yes, I will," he said.   But Europe should accept them as well, he added. Members of the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority are facing persecution and violence from the Myanmar military, and they have been escaping in droves to nearby...Keep on reading: Duterte ready to open PH doors to Rohingya refugees.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Myanmar blasts Duterte’s comments on genocide

MYANMAR on Friday criticized Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte for what he called the “genocide” of the Rohingyas in the country’s Rakhine State. Mr. Duterte made the remarks in the context of his expressed willingness to accept Rohingya refugees during a speech on Thursday, April 5, where he also criticized anew United Nations High Commissioner […] The post Myanmar blasts Duterte’s comments on genocide appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

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Miss PH Earth Imelda Schweighart apologizes for comment on Hitler, Duterte

Miss PH Earth Imelda Schweighart apologizes for comment on Hitler, Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2016

Duterte apologizes to Jewish community

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday apologized to the Jews for his widely condemned remarks last week that drew a parallel between his bloody anti-drug war and Adolf Hitler’s genocide of six million Jews during the Holocaust. “I apologize pro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2016

Feminist Pia Cayetano mum on Duterte s OFW kiss

Rep. Pia Cayetano (Taguig) has been a staunch advocate of women's rights but she refuses to comment on President Rodrigo Duterte "playful act" of kissing a married Filipina in South Korea months ago......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Pia Cayetano mum on Duterte’s remarks vs women

  House Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano refused to comment on the remarks made by President Rodrigo Duterte against women --- including that of kissing an overseas Filipino worker in South Korea --- saying she is not his spokesperson.   The issue was raised when Cayetano, who claims to be an advocate of women's welfare, filed her certificate of candidacy (COC) for senator in the 2019 polls on Tuesday.   She was asked by a reporter to comment on Duterte's actions against women.   But instead of answering the question, Cayetano pointed at her track record of pushing for certain bills that she said aims to help women in the country.   "I think...Keep on reading: Pia Cayetano mum on Duterte’s remarks vs women.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Myanmar ‘unwilling’ to probe Rohingya abuse, UN must act – rights envoy

YANGON: Myanmar is “unable and unwilling” to investigate its abuses against Rohingya Muslims, a UN rights envoy has said, bolstering calls for the country’s generals to be hauled before an international court. A UN fact-finding mission has called for Myanmar’s top brass to be investigated for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes over a [...] The post Myanmar ‘unwilling’ to probe Rohingya abuse, UN must act – rights envoy appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

India to deport Rohingya to Myanmar, despite UN concern

GUWAHATI, India – Indian police said Wednesday, October 3, that 7 Rohingya detained in the country's northeast will be deported to Myanmar, which has been accused by the UN of waging a campaign of "genocide" against the Muslim minority. The United Nations had warned India that returning the men ignored the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Palace: EJK comment no admission of murder, no ground for impeachment

Malacañang on Monday disputed claims that President Rodrigo Duterte's latest statement on extrajudicial killings could be a ground for impeachment and could boost the complaint against him before the International Criminal Court......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Malacañang on Bertiz airport incident: Officials must follow Duterte example

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – While Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque declined to directly comment on ACTS-OFW Representative John Bertiz's  confrontation with an airport screening officer, he reminded government officials to follow President Rodrigo Duterte's "example" of not seeking special treatment when it comes to security regulations. "Even the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Trillanes asks world court to hasten probe of Duterte crime against humanity after admission on killings

SEN. Antonio Trillanes 4th on Friday asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to expedite the investigation of the crime against humanity allegedly committed by President Rodrigo Duterte against the Filipinos. The embattled senator made the call after the President admitted on Thursday that his “only sin was extrajudicial killings.” Asked to comment on the Palace [...] The post Trillanes asks world court to hasten probe of Duterte crime against humanity after admission on killings appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

New U.N. panel to prepare indictments over Myanmar atrocities

GENEVA, Switzerland – The UN Human Rights Council voted Thursday, September 27, to set up a panel to prepare criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar, amid allegations of genocide against the Rohingya minority. The top UN rights body voted to "establish an ongoing independent mechanism to collect, consolidate, preserve ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

PHL, China, Burundi votes vs. UN resolution to probe alleged Myanmar rights abuses

The UN Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up a body to prepare evidence of human rights abuses in Myanmar, including possible genocide, for any future prosecution. Source link link: PHL, China, Burundi votes vs. UN resolution to probe alleged Myanmar rights abuses.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

New UN panel to prepare indictments over Myanmar atrocities

GENEVA, Switzerland – The UN Human Rights Council voted Thursday, September 27, to set up a panel to prepare criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar, amid allegations of genocide against the Rohingya minority. The top UN rights body voted to "establish an ongoing independent mechanism to collect, consolidate, preserve ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Myanmar army chief defiant after UN genocide probe

YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar's powerful army chief says the United Nations has no right to interfere in his country's sovereignty, a week after UN investigators called for him and other top generals to be prosecuted for "genocide" against the Rohingya. Min Aung Hlaing's comments to an army newspaper were his ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018