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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.”