Category Archives: ICC

Most Davao folk oppose abolition of CHR

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 July) – Sixty-five percent of Dabawenyos still see the importance of the Commission on Human Rights despite the attacks against it by President Rodrigo Duterte, a survey conducted by the University of Mindanao’s Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) said. “As noted, more people would not support the abolition of the CHR, perhaps […]

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Presscon, Matina Enclaves, Davao City. 09 Feb 2018

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk PRESS CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE [Matina Enclaves, Davao City | 9 February 2018] I have a statement to make then we can entertain […]

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 unfazed by impeachment complaint

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 March) —  Unfazed by the impeachment complaint filed against him, President Rodrigo Duterte said he will go “by the rules of destiny” that he will leave the presidency if it’s his time to go. In his press conference at the Davao International Airport before departing for Myanmar on Sunday, the President said […]