Congress’ HR co-chairs urge Trump to raise US concern over EJKs with Duterte

  Reps. Randy Hultgren and James P. McGovern, Human Rights Commission co-chairs. WASHINGTON, DC -- The co-chairs of the US Congress' human rights body have made public a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to bring up the issue of human rights during his upcoming meeting with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Congressmen Randy Hultgren and James P. McGovern, co-chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission urged Trump to express the US' "profound concern" over reported extrajudicial killings associated with the Philippine government's "war on drugs." The letter notes that aCommissionhearingearlier this year included strong evidence that police have ...

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