Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a press conference in 2018 at which he denounced the International Criminal Court’s interest in his war on drugs. Photo: AFP Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a press conference in 2018 at which he denounced the International Criminal Court’s interest in his war on drugs. Photo: AFP
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a press conference in 2018 at which he denounced the International Criminal Court’s interest in his war on drugs. Photo: AFP
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Duterte’s war on drugs: ICC sees ‘reasonable basis’ for crime against humanity probe in Philippines

  • The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is deciding whether to investigate the Philippine president’s war on drugs
  • Rights groups say thousands of people have lost their lives in extrajudicial killings perpetrated by police and government forces

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a press conference in 2018 at which he denounced the International Criminal Court’s interest in his war on drugs. Photo: AFP Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a press conference in 2018 at which he denounced the International Criminal Court’s interest in his war on drugs. Photo: AFP
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a press conference in 2018 at which he denounced the International Criminal Court’s interest in his war on drugs. Photo: AFP
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