Duterte admin bans Giacomo Filibeck who criticized EJK in the Philippines


Philippine immigration authorities on Sunday denied entry and deported a Socialist Party official from the European Union, who had criticized President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal anti-drugs crackdown. Giacomo Filibeck, deputy secretary-general of the Party of European Socialists (PES), was denied entry at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in central Philippines for illegal political activity, an official and local party Akbayan said. (BI bars, deports EU Socialist Party official for criticizing Duterte; Published April 15, 2018 11:30pm; www.gmanetwork.com/)
Philippine immigration authorities on Sunday denied entry and deported a Socialist Party official from the European Union, who had criticized President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal anti-drugs crackdown. Giacomo Filibeck, deputy secretary-general of the Party of European Socialists (PES), was denied entry at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport in central Philippines for illegal political activity, an official and local party Akbayan said. Filibeck was due to attend the two-day Akbayan Party Congress with about 20 other foreign delegates but was stopped at the immigration counter and handed a slip of paper informing him of a blacklist order, according to Akbayan statement. (APRIL 15, 2018 / 11:25 PM / Philippines bars EU Socialist Party official for criticizing Duterte / Reuters Staff; https://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-deportation/philippines-bars-eu-socialist-party-official-for-criticizing-duterte-idUSKBN1HM0NP)

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