Category Archives: crimes against humanity

ICC to monitor Duterte’s drug war despite PH withdrawal

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 07 December) – The International Criminal Court said it will proceed with an assessment of the communications into the crimes alleged against President Rodrigo Duterte to determine if these fall within its jurisdiction. The statement, contained in an annual report on the ICC’s preliminary examination activities released Wednesday, came despite the Philippine […]

Duterte on ICC’s preliminary examination: “What is extrajudicial killing?”

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 February) — President Rodrigo Duterte wants to know what crime he is being accused of before the International Criminal Court (ICC) because “extrajudicial killing,” he said, is not found in the penal code of the country and the world. “What is extrajudicial killing? If you accuse me of what is […]

Duterte warns PH, like Russia, may leave International Criminal Court

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 November) – President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to follow Russia’s move to leave the International Criminal Court if the international community continued to criticize him for the alleged state-sanctioned killings that are being linked to the war on drugs. Duterte issued the statement in his departure message in his departure message at […]