Known for his tough policies against the drug dealers of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in an interview to Al-Jazeera told about abuse by a priest experienced in childhood. Duterte noted that this incident affected him and his character.

The journalists who conducted the interview, asked Duterte like effect on him that he was molested in childhood by a priest, about what the future President of the Philippines told in December 2015. Duterte confirmed that this unfortunate incident had taken place in his life.

“Those are the things that happen in life and which form the character. At the same time (this affects. – Approx. NEWSru.com) on your policy, how you see the world,” explained the Philippine leader.

Duterte Rodrigo first spoke about his childhood trauma about a year ago. He claimed that he “fondled” the priest during confession. Now he believes that such events “fit that shapes your own life values”. The publication of The Independent concludes that the aggression of the head of state against the drug dealers and drug addicts partly born out of the children’s injuries from sexual violence by a Catholic priest.

Rodrigo Duterte took office on June 30. As a candidate, he promised to fight drug trafficking in the country by any means. During the election campaign Duterte urged Filipinos to kill drug dealers and even saidthat he would kill his own children if they try drugs.

Months of his reign occurred about 3.6 thousand murders, approximately 1,375 people were killed during police operations, more than 2233 people have become victims of so-called vigilantes, who also has received permission to kill without trial.



Philippine President told about abuse by a priest in childhood, which influenced his character 18.10.2016

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