The Philippines President Just Quit the International Criminal Court after Being Attacked for Encouraging Citizens to Kill Chinese Drug Dealers

Posted by moku 2018 years ago in News
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte moved to quit the International Criminal Court on Wednesday after it began investigating his brutal war on drug dealers.

Duterte announced he is withdrawing the Philippines from the Rome Statute which gives the Hague-based ICC the authority to investigate crimes on its soil.

The move comes a month after the ICC announced it was launching a 'preliminary examination' of Duterte's bloody anti-drug crackdown that has seen thousands die in largely extrajudicial killings.

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