Rejection of grants from nations backing drug war probe will only hurt Filipinos: HRW


Posted at Sep 23 2019 06:07 PM | Updated as of Sep 23 2019 07:09 PM

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For Human Rights Watch Deputy Director for Asia, Phil Robertson, the Philippine government's order to reject loans from nations that support a UN Probe into Manila's drug war will only hurt the Filipino people. Robertson says that directive would only display the Philippines as an unreliable partner, adding there's nothing holding back donor countries from redirecting their aid to other places.