- March 14, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: International
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he plans to withdraw his country from the International Criminal Court-IC) after it began examining the country’s drugs war.
Duterte said it is apparent that the ICC is being utilized as a political tool against the Philippines..
Reports say the ICC had in February began examining alleged crimes committed during the controversial anti-drugs crackdown. The ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda had said the court would be looking at reports of extrajudicial killings.