The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte over the weekend said that get fed to the crocodiles any expert of the United Nations, who will undertake to investigate the actions of the Philippine authorities to combat drug dealers. This statement, which was written by the newspaper Sun Star, quoted by many Western media.
The performance of Duterte was a reaction to criticism from the UN high Commissioner for human rights Zeid RA’ad al-Hussein, who condemned the order of the Philippine President, given the police of this country – not to cooperate with the UN inspectors.
Rodrigo Duterte publicly called Hussein a fool and a son of a fallen woman. The same offensive determination he used against the UN inspectors, who may try to come to the Philippines.
Recall that in February, the international criminal Tribunal in the Hague (ICC) opened a preliminary investigation against the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte in connection with the announcement in July 2016, the «war on drugs», which killed at least 4,000 people.
Last year Duterte said that his country might withdraw from the United Nations in response to criticism of methods of fight against drug traffickers. UN experts on human rights condemned the methods of the Filipino police, who are increasingly using firearms during the arrest of drug dealers, killing many of them. Duterte, repeatedly calling to kill drug dealers and claimed that he personally killed the criminals, argued that the UN experts are busy not what to do, «worrying about the pile of bones of criminals». Representatives of the UN, accusing the government of the Philippines in violation of human rights, he called «fools».