ICC authorises full inquiry into Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 18:06:11 GMT 3

ICC authorises full inquiry into Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’


‘Reasonable basis’ to believe crime against humanity committed in Philippines crackdown, say judges

The international criminal court has authorised a full investigation into the Philippine president’s “war on drugs”, saying it resembled an illegitimate and systematic attack on civilians.

Judges said there was a “reasonable basis” to believe that the crime against humanity of murder had been committed in the crackdown, which has killed as many as tens of thousands of people.

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