UN Human Rights Committee to consider violations in Phillipines

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Union Aid Abroad representatives deliver petition to Foreign Minister's office

President Rodrigo Duterte has led a brutal campaign against the drug trade, which has encouraged extra-judicial killings.

But human rights campaigners and journalists have also been caught up in the lawless spree, with scores of deaths recorded by international agencies.

Australian trade union group, Union Aid Abroad, is calling on Foreign Minister Marise Payne to support UN action against the Duterte regime.

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