Duterte's latest target: the Commission on Human Rights

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The Duterte presidency in the Philippines is little over a year old. But his administration’s short reign provides a cautionary tale of how quickly human rights institutions can become maligned, if not dismantled, if nobody fights back. That fight is decidedly political and must be unashamedly based on human rights.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Diplomat Magazine
Publication statusPublished - 8 Aug 2017


  • Human Rights
  • Duterte
  • Philippines
  • NHRI National Human Rights Institutions
  • Southeast Asia


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