Philippines Should Investigate Rodrigo Duterte for Murder, U.N. Official Urges

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, center, during a visit to Singapore this month. Mr. Duterte has said that he killed people when he was mayor of the city of Davao. Credit Wong Maye-E/Associated Press

GENEVA — President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines should be formally investigated by judicial authorities in his country for murder after he claimed to have personally killed people suspected of committing crimes, the top human rights official at the United Nations said on Tuesday.

The official, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, was responding to comments that Mr. Duterte made at a news conference on Friday in which he said that he had shot and killed “about three” men during his years as mayor of the southern city of Davao.

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