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Pinaburan ng United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) ang resolusyon ng Iceland na nananawagan para sa komprehensibong ulat sa umano’y extra judicial killings sa Pilipinas.

Umaabot sa 18 bansa ang sumang-ayon sa panukala, 14 ang kumontra, habang 15 ang nag-abstain.

Sa hanay ng mga tumutol, kasama ang China at Pilipinas.

Agad namang kinondena ni Foreign Affairs Sec. Teddy Locsin Jr. ang resulta ng botohan.

“Do not presume to threaten states with accountability for a tough approach to crushing crime, at which some of your countries are complicit at worst and tolerant at best. You don’t have the wherewithal, so all you can do is insult. The United Nations is a collection of sovereignties and not a sovereign collective,” wika ni Locsin.

Giit ng opisyal, ibinase ang resolusyon sa mga maling impormasyon.

“Thus, the Philippines rejects this resolution. It cannot, in good conscience, abide by it. We will not accept a politically partisan and one-sided resolution, so detached from the truth on the ground. It comes straight from the mouth of the Queen in Alice in Wonderland, “First the judgment, then the proof,” dagdag pa ng DFA secretary.

Yes:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Fiji, Iceland, Italy, Mexico,Peru, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Uruguay

No:

Angola, Bahrain, Cameroon, China, Cuba, Egypt, Eritrea, Hungary, India, Iraq, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia

Abstain:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chile, Democratic Republic of Congo, Japan, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, Tunisia

PAGE 2: FULL STATEMENT OF PH FOREIGN AFFAIRS SEC. LOCSIN ON THE ADOPTION OF THE ICELAND RESO BY THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL