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Philippines' President under fire for 'repulsive' confession

Dec 30, 2018 19:31 IST

Philippines' controversial President Rodrigo Duterte triggered a fresh controversy after he admitted to touching his maid inappropriately when he was a teenager. Duterte, who is known to spark outrage with his comments on women, including rape jokes, was recounting his confession to a priest. He even said he returned to the maid's room to molest her. Women's rights groups have accused him of rape and demanded his resignation.

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