Duterte curses international press over drug war reportage
President Rodrigo Duterte slammed the international press on Monday, following a series of reports by esteemed news organizations criticizing his bloody war against drugs.
"Media, wala akong pakielam, [kahit] unpopular sa international press [I don't care even if I am unpopular with the international press," Duterte told reporters after visiting the wake of a cop killed in an ant-narcotics operation.
The president also cursed foreign media, as he emphasized that he needs to crush the drug problem in the Philippines.
"Wala akong pakielam, p*******a ninyo. May problema ako sa bayan ko [I don't care, son of a b*tch. I have problems in my country]," Duterte said.
Duterte's drug war gained international attention after he hit the United Nations (UN) over the statements of two rapporteurs who called him out for supposed human rights violations that came with his deadly drug war.