“Your concern is human rights, mine is human lives,” the president told a joint session of Congress.
As President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador considers the legalization of drugs in Mexico, he has given incoming Interior Minister Olga Sanchez Cordero a free hand.
In a speech to elite armed police units, Duterte said, “When it comes to human rights, or whoever rapporteur it is, my order to you: Do not answer. Do not bother.”
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he has “no more ambition” and will step down two years early, in 2020.
In October, Duterte said he was shifting his focus to "big fish."
"If I overstay and wanted to become a dictator, shoot me, I am not joking," Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said at an army base.
"We’ve never had a problem with drugs like we do," said Trump, "it’s never been like it is."
Police are allegedly shooting children “dead at point-blank range as they were begging for mercy."
Officials described Rodrigo Duterte as "overwhelmed" to meet President Donald Trump, who has praised the Philippine leader's war on drugs and ISIS.
The president has said he will quit office if it is proven that any of his family were involved in drug trafficking.
The U.S. has imprisoned record numbers of people, even as the crime rate dropped. Barack Obama made moves to change this, but Sessions is about to undo his work.
Armed, masked men in the mining region set up the vigilante group and formed a roadblock in response to extortion and kidnappings.
Mexico is one of the deadliest countries for journalism at a time when murder rates are at their highest since 2011.
The president has said he will accept investigators only if he gets to debate them, during which he would "humiliate" them and create a "spectacle."
"Here’s the shocker: I will kill you. I will really kill you. And that’s why the rapporteur of the U.N. is here, investigating extrajudicial killing," Duterte said.
The Homeland Security secretary says heroin, cocaine and meth are bigger problems.