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Tag Archives: Duterte

Philippines bars EU party official critical of Duterte

Manila, Philippines, April 16, 2018 (AFP) -The Philippines has barred entry to an EU party official critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drugs crackdown, in …

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‘I will arrest you’: Duterte warns ICC lawyer to steer clear of Philippines

MANILA, April 13 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to arrest an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor if she conducts activities in his …

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Philippine high court hears arguments to remove Duterte ‘enemy’ Sereno

MANILA, April 10 (Reuters) – The Philippine Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Tuesday on a government bid to invalidate the appointment of the court’s …

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Philippines’ Duterte urges ‘fast-track’ sacking of top judge

Manila, April 9, 2018 (AFP) -Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday lawmakers must “fast-track” the impeachment of the nation’s top judge, further stacking the odds …

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Philippines says has no proof yet on rights groups links with drug lords

MANILA, March 27 (Reuters) – Philippine law enforcement agencies still have no proof yet on allegations made by two government officials that human rights groups …

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Philippines’ Duterte urges other nations to quit ICC – Calls ICC a part of “White idiots in the EU”

Manila , Philippines, March 18, 2018 (AFP) -Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday urged other nations to follow his move to quit the International Criminal …

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Philippines informs U.N. of ICC withdrawal, says committed to fight impunity

MANILA, March 16 (Reuters) – The Philippines has notified the U.N. secretary-general of its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), but has …

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Philippines says its exit marks ‘beginning of the end’ for ICC

MANILA, March 15 (Reuters) – The Philippines said on Thursday its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) could be “the beginning of the end” …

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Philippines Duterte to issue notice of withdrawal from ICC

MANILA, March 14 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will withdraw his country’s ratification of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Rome Statute, due to what …

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Philippines drops charges against high-profile suspects in drugs trade

MANILA, March 12 (Reuters) – The Philippines’ justice department has dismissed complaints against several high-profile drugs trade suspects because of weak evidence, according to documents …

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