President Rodrigo Duterte isn’t alone within the perception that the West is attempting arduous to impose its values on Asian nations.
Duterte on Wednesday (July 12) mentioned Indonesian President Joko Widodo additionally finds the United States and European Union meddlesome for urging different nations to dispose of the death penalty.
“President Widodo, what is his main complaint when we talked to each other? It’s really America and itong — the rest of the EU, they would call you from time to time and insist that we do away with the death penalty in the statutes,” he mentioned throughout his speech on the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology’s 26th anniversary at Camp Aguinaldo.
Indonesia carries out the death penalty whereas Duterte is in search of its return by the passage of a legislation.
Noting how there are nonetheless states within the US that impose capital punishment, the President slammed what he believed to be the West’s double requirements with regards to killing.
“Sabi ko itong mga Amerikano, if it’s good for them, wala silang pakialam. If they think that they would execute an animal or human being, it’s fine with them because sila ang gumagawa. Pero kung ibang tao, marami ang nagagalit,” he mentioned.