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The Philippines Withdraws from ICC over Duterte Drug War Investigation

HeadlineMar 18, 2019

In more news about the ICC, the Philippines officially withdrew from the court Sunday. The International Criminal Court is investigating whether the thousands of murders committed as part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs amount to crimes against humanity. At least 5,000 people have been killed by the police since 2016, with many more killed in extrajudicial attacks.

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