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× Duterte denies gov’t hand in lawyer’s murder: ‘Why would I kill a lawyer?’

"Why would I kill a lawyer?"

President Rodrigo Duterte denied Thursday that the government was behind the killing of human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos, who was gunned down in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental late Tuesday.

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"Kami pa ang pagbibintangan ang gobyerno (The goverment is being blamed for his death). What the fucking shit? Why would I kill a…

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