November 17, 2016

Philippines’ Duterte threatens to copy Russia ICC exit

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to follow in Russia’s footsteps Thursday and pull his country out of the International Criminal Court, incensed at foreign criticism of his deadly drug war.

Russia formally withdrew its signature to the ICC’s founding Rome Statute on Wednesday, calling the tribunal’s work “one-sided and inefficient”. Read more.

Guardian.ng

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Philippines may withdraw from the International Criminal Court, says President Rodrigo Duterte - Independent
Philippines may pull out of ‘useless’ ICC, happy to join world order led by Russia, China – Duterte - RT

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