Duterte Makes Another Rape Comment, Says Soldiers to be Absolved Up to 3 Counts

In yet another head-scratching remark, President Rodrigo Duterte said that he would absolve any soldier who would commit rape up to three times in regions under martial law. After getting lambasted for his statement, administration officials tried to explain that it was mere heightened bravado on the part of the president. Duterte already came under fire last year for a similar sick rape comment made regarding a dead Australian

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