VP Robredo argues Pres Duterte is wrong, defends criminals to have humanity

Vice President Leni Robredo opposed President Rodrigo Duterte's belief that criminals have no humanity.


As a lawyer by profession, Leni is consistent on humanity that it is inherent in all persons regardless of whether or not they committed mistakes.

"Iyon iyong paniniwala niya pero hindi ako sang-ayon. Hindi ako sang-Yon sa sabi niya na iying mga kriminal, walang humanity. Gaya ng sinabi ko kanina, iyong himan rights, inherent iyan sa atin bilang tao," VP said in an interview, March 3.

Earlier on March 2, the President remarked as a response to a question on the report released by the international group Human Rights Watch on drug killings.

Robredo said the said grouo isn't the only group who made a report on human rights violation in the country.

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"Iyong purpose lang naman ng pagkakaroon ng report para i-call iyong attention ng ating mga namumuno na mayroong malaking pagkakasala na ginagawa na laban sa ating mga kababayan," Leni concluded.

[Source: Politics.com.ph]