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× PH rejects ‘politically partisan, one-sided’ Iceland-led resolution

MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine government has rejected what it calls a "politically partisan and one-sided" resolution that would mandate the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to conduct a "comprehensive" review of the human rights situation in the country.

"The Philippines rejects this resolution. It cannot, in good conscience, abide by it," Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin…

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