Palace says ICC has no jurisdiction to probe drug war killings; PHL gov’t won’t cooperate with ICC

  (Eagle News) – The Philippine government maintained that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction to investigate drug war killings, insisting that local courts are competent enough and working on the trial of cases. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said that the ICC would only acquire jurisdiction if local courts are not working, and predicted that the ICC probe if it pushes through would languish for years without the cooperation of Philippine authorities. Because […] Source

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