Duterte slams rights groups for turning ‘blind eye’ to crime victims

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 07:17 PM July 01, 2017
Rodrigo Duterte - Tagum - 50th founding anniversary of Davao del Norte

President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech at the Sports and Tourism Complex in Tagum City to mark the 50th founding anniversary of Davao del Norte on Saturday, July 1, 2017. (Photo from an RTVM video)

President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday slammed human rights groups for turning a “blind eye” to victims of criminals as he cursed the suspect in the massacre of a family in Bulacan.

In speech before local officials in Tagum City to mark the 50th founding anniversary of Davao del Norte, a fuming Duterte narrated the massacre of the family of Dexter Carlos, a bank security guard, in his house at North Ridge Royale Subdivision in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan.


“A grandmother, a wife, three children, patay. Anong sinabi ng putang ina niya? ‘Trip trip lang ’yun, sir’,” he said.

Suspect Carmelino “Miling” Ibañez confessed that he massacred the family of Carlos last June 27.


“I killed all of them. I hope you forgive me,” he said in Filipino.

Duterte then slammed human rights groups for defending criminals.

“Most of the time, itong human rights defend criminals. Wala na silang kliyente na hindi criminal,” he said,

The President also accused human rights group for turning a “blind eye” to victims of criminals.

“And you know that every day, as there is an addict that is killed, there is also an innocent person who is held up, ma-holdapan, mamatay…and these idiots just turn a blind eye,” he said.

“You can never hear the human rights, or the human rights lawyers even just an expression of sympathy or condemnation. Walang pakialam ang mga gago,” he added. /atm

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