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Philippine President Duterte says he would congratulate man who rapes Miss Universe

Philippine President Duterte says he would congratulate man who rapes Miss Universe

The campaign has resulted in more than 7,000 deaths, with at least 2,500 attributable to the country's police force, who have allegedly falsified evidence to justify the killings, according to Human Rights Watch.

"This is the best antidote to the violent extremism that has wrought havoc" in many Muslim areas, Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Vice Chairman Ghazali Jaafar said during the presentation of the proposed autonomy bill to Duterte at the presidential palace in Manila. Pero 'yung bata, 'yung mag rape ka tapos you... mahirap 'yan.

"I was mad she was raped but she was so lovely", Duterte reportedly told a crowd at a campaign rally.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is known for his scandalous, sharp-tongued, crude and outspoken statements and it appears that the leader has made yet another remark that is sparking controversy around the world. Kung pakialaman mo siguro 'yung Ms. Universe, maybe I would even congratulate you for having the balls to rape somebody when you know that you are going to die.

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President Duterte, during the 11th Ambassadors" Tour Philippine Reception at the SMX Convention Center in Lanang here last Friday said: "Ang ayaw ko "yung bata".

In comments made during an election rally, Duterte said: "I was angry that she was raped".

Despite a move toward a more independent foreign policy and pursuing warmer ties with China and Russia, Duterte affirmed on Friday that he can not enter into military alliances with other countries as it would violate the Mutual Defense Treaty with the U.S. The mayor should have been the first.

After his prepared speech, Duterte proceeded to address the audience for roughly an hour, overviewing his first year in office, including the war on drugs, the Marawi City crisis, and corruption in government. Duterte later apologized, saying he had "no intention of disrespecting women and those who have been victims of this disgusting crime".

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"I assure you, by the time I make my - kung buhay pa ako - five years from now, drugs will be at its lowest", he added. "But for this martial law and the consequences of martial law and the ramifications of martial law, I and I alone would be responsible, just do your job, I will take care of the rest", he said.

In May, the president was lambasted by Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, after telling troops he would take responsibility for crimes they might commit in the field, including rape.

"My duty is to preserve and defend the Filipino nation", Duterte said. "Did you slam your father?"

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