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Remove PH as member, group urges UN rights council - Rappler

'The Philippines has exhibited a total mockery of international human rights mechanisms,' the group Philippine Universal Periodic Review Watch says. Raisa Serafica · @raisaserafica. Published 5:47 PM, September 30, 2017. Updated 12:18 AM, October 01, ...and more »

Group seeks PHL's removal from UN rights body - GMA News

A group of human rights defenders and ecumenical leaders is calling for the removal of the Philippines as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) amid the Duterte administration's "continued denial" of alleged extrajudicial killings ...and more »

Ouster of PH from UN body sought over drug killings - Inquirer.net

A delegation of human rights and religious leaders sought the Philippines' ouster as a member of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) over the continued killings of drug suspects either in vigilante-style street executions or police operations related ...and more »

UN rights council urged to step in to end 'unlawful killings' in PH - Inquirer.net

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) should intervene in the Philippines' bloody campaign against illegal drugs and do what it takes to end the violence, a human rights group said as 39 states expressed serious concern over the increasing ...and more »

Palace shrugs off calls for PH ouster from UNHRC - Manila Bulletin

By Argyll Cyrus Geducos. Malacañang shrugged off calls made by a delegation of Filipinos to the United Nations (UN) to revoke the membership of the Philippines to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella (PCOO ...and more »

Palace sees politics in call for Philippine's ouster from United Nations body - Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has claimed that the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is being used to pursue partisan agenda after a group called for the ouster of the Philippines from the body because of drug-related killings.and more »