UN Rights Chief Criticizes Philippines for ‘Near-Total Impunity’ in Drug War

A year-long investigation has found “near-total impunity” for perpetrators of killings under the Duterte administration’s anti-drug campaign as  Philippine national security laws are being used to undermine human rights, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said Tuesday.


Michelle Bachelet, the high commissioner, made the assertions during a speech in Geneva, where she presented the findings of the investigation into the Philippines before the U.N.’s Human...