Philippines drugs war: Duterte to withdraw from ICC

Philippines drugs war: Duterte to withdraw from ICC
 

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he plans to withdraw his country from the International Criminal Court (ICC) after it began examining the country's drugs war.
A statement said the ICC inquiry was "in violation of due process".
It also cited "outrageous attacks" on Mr Duterte and his government by the United Nations.
The ICC in February began examining alleged crimes committed during the controversial anti-drugs crackdown.
ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said the court would be looking at reports of extrajudicial killings.
She stressed that the... read more

 
14 March 2018 in World News, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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