Category Archives: Rome Statute

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 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 […]