Monday, November 29, 2021

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Anger among Philippine victims’ families as ICC suspends war on drugs probe

The release of details of 50 drug war deaths marked a rare admission by the state that abuses may have taken place.

ICC prosecutor suspends probe into Philippines drugs war

Governments can ask the ICC to defer a case if they are implementing their own investigations and prosecutions for the same acts.

Philippines’ Duterte takes full responsibility for drugs war

The Philippines has come under pressure from the United Nations to investigate allegations of systematic murders of drug suspects.

Philippines’ Duterte to prepare defence against ICC probe in apparent U-turn

Duterte has repeatedly attacked the world's only permanent war crimes court and insisted it has no jurisdiction in the Philippines.

Philippines’ Duterte vows accountability for anyone who went ‘beyond bounds’ in drug war

More than 6,100 suspected drug dealers and users have been killed since he took office in June 2016.

Philippines’ Duterte won’t cooperate with ICC drug war probe

Duterte pulled Manila out of the Hague-based court after it launched a preliminary probe, but the ICC says it has jurisdiction over crimes committed while the Philippines was still a member.

ICC approves Philippines ‘war on drugs’ investigation

Judges say there is a 'reasonable basis' to believe that the crime against humanity of murder had been committed in the crackdown, which has left thousands of people dead.

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