Philippines' Teodoro Locsin's 'Nazi' tweets spark outrage

Philippines' Teodoro Locsin's 'Nazi' tweets spark outrage
 

A petition to reject the controversial nominee for Philippine ambassador to the UN has reached more than 10,000 signatures, after he was seen using anti-Semitic language on Twitter.
Teodoro Locsin Jr, or "Teddy", tweeted seemingly pro-Nazi comments, with references to Auschwitz and the "Final Solution".
Mr Locsin later apologised for the tweets and removed several of them.
The 67-year-old is a journalist and ex-congressman.
His tweets echo recent comments made by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who prompted outrage by referring to the Holocaust and saying he would... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 26
Source: BBC
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