‘Go ahead:’ Palace dares EU to revoke PH’s tariff perks over human-rights violations

'Gawin nila ang gusto nilang gawin. Sa mga panahon na ito if they want to implement it, go ahead!'

9/18/2020 12:32:00 PM

'Gawin nila ang gusto nilang gawin. Sa mga panahon na ito if they want to implement it, go ahead!'

Malacañang dared European Union lawmakers to “go ahead” with their push to revoke the Philippines’ tariff perks for Filipino products.

“Kung gusto nilang dagdagan ang pahirap ng sambayanang Pilipino sa panahon ng pandemya, so be it. We will accept that as history repeating itself,” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in an online briefing.(If they want to put extra burden to Filipinos during a time of a pandemic, so be it. We will accept that as history repeating itself.)

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“Tama na ‘yang mga diskusyon na ‘yan. Gawin nila ang gusto nilang gawin. Sa mga panahon na ito if they want to implement it, go ahead! They will be the biggest contributor to the violation of the right to life in the Philippines.”(Let’s stop this discussion. They should do whatever they want. In times like this, if they want to implement it, go ahead! They will be the biggest contributor to the violation of the right to life in the Philippines.)

In a resolution,European Union lawmakerscalled on “the European Commission, in the absence of any substantial improvement and willingness to cooperate on the part of the Philippine authorities, to immediately initiate the procedure which could lead to the temporary withdrawal of GSP+ preferences.”

Roque then sought for Philippine ambassadors’ help in Europe to tell the “truth” about the country’s human-rights situation.“Nananawagan po ako sa lahat ng ambahador, double effort po kayo para naman maikalat kung ano ang katotohanan diyan sa Europa,” Roque said.

ADVERTISEMENT(I am calling on all ambassadors, please exert double effort to spread the truth there in Europe.)“Ang karapatang pantao ay pinangangalagaan po, lahat ng biktima ng ‘di umano’y karahasan at karapatang pantao ay merong remedyo sang-ayon po sa lokal na batas at Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas,” he added.

(Human rights are being taken care of, all victims of alleged human-rights violations are being addressed according to Philippine laws.) Read more: Inquirer »

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Tapang ni ate girl. Sarap batuhin ng apples. Harry Roque is the official spokesperson... So is this the official statement of the govt? Walang hiya naman talaga, kapag Pilipino ang apektado at EU or US ang umasta war freak ang admin nato. Kapag China and bumaboy sa territory natin, walang masabi. Akong klasing mga taong to.... grrrrrr 😡😡🤬🤬

Go ahead . That’s what Harry likes Yes! People will now see how crooked thing were before kayo ang pahirap sa sambayanan. ilan na yung na ejk? nawalan ng trabaho, sa Abs sa jeepney driver sa mga nurse na di maka alis? I thought we were doing 'very good' harry. What happened to the 85% passing grade harry? So why are you now saying people are suffering harry? That doesnt seem very to be a very good thing innit harry?

Dear EU, Kung gusto nyo bumagsak ang kapal ng mga mukha neto, i-blacklist nyo sila sa EU countries, tapos kwento... Sabagay hinde naman sya apektado. Flagship kasi ng administrayon ang Human Rights violation. Jan sila kilala. So much pride.... this is not good. tapang? Sana hindi knee-jerk reaction kapag MGA PILIPINO ang pwedeng maapektuhan. Kung sarili lang nilang income or business sige be bullheaded, jerk, and selfish. Pero ngayon na hindi na nga nila malaman papaano ibabangon ang economy baka gusto muna pag-isipan ang binibitawan na salita.

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