Category Archives: davao death squad

ROQUE: No way ICC can probe alleged drug war crimes

 

Malacañang is firm that the Philippines will not allow the International Criminal Court (ICC) to conduct investigations on the country’s internal affairs under its sovereign laws.In his Palace press briefing on Monday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said only the… Read More

ROQUE: No evidence linking Duterte to Davao Death Squad

 September 20, 2021, 4:15 pm

MANILA – Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday said there is no proof linking former Davao City mayor and now President Rodrigo Duterte to the vigilante killings led by the Davao Death Squad (DDS) in his hometown.”I investigated the Davao Death Squads. I concluded, that while the… Read More

ENRILE wants ICC declared persona non grata

CallS on the Filipinos to defend President Rodrigo Duterte from critics and detractors supporting the ICC’s probe into his administration’s drug war.

 September 19, 2021

MANILA – Former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said the International Criminal Court (ICC) probers should not be allowed to enter the Philippines to conduct a formal investigation into the government’s campaign against illegal drugs.“Pag punta dito, dapat wag papasukin sa bansa… Read More

Duterte unfazed by ICC probe

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 September 16, 2021

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte remains unfazed by the latest move of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to conduct a formal investigation into his crackdown on illegal drugs, Malacañang said on Thursday.In an online press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said… Read More

HOW WILL GOD HANDLE THE DAVAO DEATH SQUAD UNDER A ‘PRESIDENT DUTERTE’?

PANELO: ICC cannot probe Duterte for drug war deaths

President Rodrigo Duterte cannot be investigated by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes alleged to have been committed in the country’s war on drugs because the ICC does not have jurisdiction in the country.

For this,  Duterte will not cooperate with the ICC’s probe into the drug war, the Philippine President’s spokesman Salvador Panelo said.

Spokesman hits ICC’s ‘blatant’ interference in Philippine domestic affairs

 September 16, 2021

MANILA – Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo slammed the “blatant and brazen” attempt of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to meddle in the Philippines’ domestic affairs, particularly its handling of the rampant illegal drug trade in the country.This, after… Read More

CRIMINAL COURT probe to include Davao Death Squad killings

Duterte “will not cooperate since first of all, the Philippines has left the Rome statute, so the ICC no longer has jurisdiction over the country,” Panelo said on Thursday in a radio interview. “The government will not let in any ICC member to collect information and evidence here in the Philippines, they will be barred entry.”

ICC okays probe into Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’