Philippines government: Trump did NOT ask Duterte about human rights

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Mail Online—'The issue of human rights did not arise It was not brought up,' Duterte's spokesman Harry Roque told reporters after the 40-minute meeting.

Duterte to Trump: 'Lay Off' the Human Rights While in the Philippines. Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte told reporters on Wednesday that he was prepared to tell his American counterpart, Donald Trump, to "lay off" if Trump challenged him on reports that his administration is violating the human rights of its citizens.