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Conspiracy to commit crimes against humanity

Quoting from International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Ms Fatou Bensouda’s “Request for authorisation to open an investigation into the situation in the Republic of the Philippines in connection with President Duterte’s war on drugs (WoD) campaign,” I feature in this column the findings and observations of the prosecutor to support her main thesis that the extrajudicial killings in relation to the WoD campaign was a systematic and conscious policy by the State to stamp out the proliferation of drugs in the country......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 5th, 2021Related News

PDEA, bukas sa anumang imbestigasyon hinggil sa war on drugs ngunit susunod sa direktiba ni Pangulong Duterte

Ni Vic Tahud   BUKAS ang Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) sa anumang imbestigasyon hinggil sa anti-drug campaign ngunit susundin parin nito ang hindi pag-participate ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte sa International Criminal Court.   Ito ang inihayag ni PDEA Director General Wilkins Villanueva.   Matatandaang, humiling si ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda sa nasabing International […].....»»

Source: Pinasglobal PinasglobalCategory: NewsJul 2nd, 2021Related News

Former ICC prosecutor’s request to probe Duterte’s ‘’war on drugs’’: A relief to victims, complainants

Countless in the country heaved a sigh of relief after the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda’s request on June 14 for a judicial authorization to proceed with an investigation on President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s ‘’war on drugs’’ that killed thousands since 2016......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsJun 25th, 2021Related News

The impact of Bensouda’s request

Justice is finally on its way to knock at the house of impunity. International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced last week that that there is reasonable basis to believe that murders have been committed in the Philippines in the context of the government’s drug war. She has formally requested that ICC judges […] The post The impact of Bensouda’s request appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJun 21st, 2021Related News

Fact check: No, the US did not designate former ICC prosecutor Bensouda a terrorist

While it is true that the Trump administration did sanction Bensouda and the ICC's head of jurisdiction Phakiso Mochochoko, including them in the Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals, the court officials were never designated by the US government as terrorists......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 18th, 2021Related News

EDITORIAL - Moving closer to justice

A pre-trial chamber has 120 days to act on the request of Fatou Bensouda for judicial authorization to investigate what she believes are crimes against humanity committed in connection with the Duterte administration’s war on drugs......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 16th, 2021Related News

Here s why the Davao Death Squad was included in the ICC drug war probe

In its request to launch an investigation into the situation in the Philippines, the Office of the Prosecutor - International Criminal Court seeks to go beyond President Rodrigo Duterte term and look into his years as mayor of Davao City — where, former prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said, the strategy for the "war on drugs" was honed......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 16th, 2021Related News

ICC prosecutor wants to probe Philippines ‘crimes against humanity’

With “sufficient” and “reasonable” basis, outgoing International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has requested authorization to proceed with the investigation of President Duterte for crimes against humanity and killings in the Philippines in connection with his bloody war on drugs......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 15th, 2021Related News

Justice in sight for kin of EJK victims

For loved ones and kin of victims of alleged extrajudicial killings, justice may now be around the corner after outgoing International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda finally sought judicial authorization to proceed with an investigation into the killings reportedly done in pursuit of President Duterte’s so-called war against criminality, especially drug offenders......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 15th, 2021Related News

Possible ICC probe a blow vs impunity in drug war killings — rights groups

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, has asked the court for permission to proceed with an investigation into alleged extrajudicial killings in the Philippines......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 15th, 2021Related News

Palace: ICC statement political propaganda

MANILA, Philippines — The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor’s statement on the war on drugs is just “political propaganda” that would not affect Philippine government affairs, officials said yesterday. In a report released last Tuesday, ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said there is “reasonable basis” to believe that crimes against humanity such as murder, torture and […].....»»

Source: Balita BalitaCategory: NewsDec 17th, 2020Related News

& lsquo;ICC playing politics with inquiry on PH drug war& rsquo;

President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief legal counsel on Wednesday accused International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda of playing politics with her inquiry into alleged extrajudicial killings of suspected drug pushers in the war on drugs......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsDec 16th, 2020Related News

Palace: ICC will junk bid to probe Duterte’s war on drugs

Malacañang on Tuesday expressed confidence that the International Criminal Court (ICC) will decide against opening a preliminary investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-narcotics campaign. Earlier in the day, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said her office had found “reasonable basis to believe” crimes against humanity were committed in killings related to Duterte’s war on drugs. She […] The post Palace: ICC will junk bid to probe Duterte’s war on drugs appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsDec 15th, 2020Related News

Limbo for hypocrites

Bensouda and the ICC are sinking into the same abyss of irrelevance as their local yellow mob backers. The post Limbo for hypocrites appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsSep 5th, 2020Related News

US sanctions ICC chief prosecutor Bensouda

The United States imposed sanctions against International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and another senior official of The Hague-based court for prosecuting US military and intelligence personnel in Afghanistan......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsSep 4th, 2020Related News