Locsin

Teodoro Locsin Jr.

Human Rights Watch defined the comments made by Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on an Iceland-backed UN resolution to explore the drug war in the Philippines as outrageous and malicious. HRW Philippine Investigator said that it demonstrates the Philippine government’s despair to frustrate accountability for its atrocious drug war. The UN resolution encouraged the Philippine government to avoid extrajudicial executions and officially called on the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to

Department of Foreign Affairs

Teodoro Locsin Jr., Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary pleaded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Libya to evacuate to the Philippine Embassy in Tripoli amid the rising violence in the north African nation. Locsin posted in a tweet late Sunday, “Please go to the embassy, I beg you.” Locsin’s plea comes following an earlier post by Chargé d’Affaires Elmer Cato, asking Filipinos working at the Ali Omar Ashkr Hospital in Esbea to