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International Criminal Court warns over drug war extrajudicial killings

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor is “deeply concerned” about apparent extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and users in the Philippines. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda also said that statements by “high officials seem to condone such killings.” The statement by Bensouda appeared aimed as a blunt warning to President Duterte,…


USA urges Duterte government to comply with human rights laws

The US government has again urged the Philippines to comply with human rights commitments amid the rising number of killings and murders involving drug-related police operations. The United Nations has also drawn a strong line, going as far as creating a committee to engage itself inside the country and oversee extrajudicial…