The Commission of Human Rights has condemned thousands of police killings and has been criticised strongly by President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine legislators allied with President Rodrigo Duterte have voted to allocate just 1,000 pesos (£15) from next year’s budget to the Commission of Human Rights, the principal government agency criticising his bloody drug war.

Duterte, whose supporters control the lower house of congress, has frequently lashed out at the commission, which has condemned thousands of police killings during his 15 months in office.

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