ICC prosecutor wants to resume probe in Duterte drug war

24/06/2022 5:54:00 PM

This means Prosecutor Khan has determined that there have been no genuine investigations by Philippine authorities. Resumption needs permission from the chamber.

International Criminal Court, Rodrigo Duterte

This means Prosecutor Khan has determined that there have been no genuine investigations by Philippine authorities. Resumption needs permission from the chamber.

This means Prosecutor Khan has determined that there have been no genuine investigations by Philippine authorities. Resumption needs permission from the chamber.

The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) filed a motion asking that the deferment of the investigation into the drug war killings and those allegedly carried out by the Davao Death Squad (DDS) when Duterte was mayor of Davao City be lifted.“The prosecution requests the chamber to authorize the resumption of the Court’s investigation in the Situation in the Philippines, notwithstanding the deferral request,” said Khan in a request to the pre-trial chamber Friday, June 24, before office closed in The Hague.

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The Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) filed a motion asking that the deferment of the investigation into the drug war killings and those allegedly carried out by the Davao Death Squad (DDS) when Duterte was mayor of Davao City be lifted. “The prosecution requests the chamber to authorize the resumption of the Court’s investigation in the Situation in the Philippines, notwithstanding the deferral request,” said Khan in a request to the pre-trial chamber Friday, June 24, before office closed in The Hague.The holiday would give residents of the City of Manila the 'full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies,' the President said in his proclamation. This effectively means that Khan has determined for himself and the OTP that there have been no genuine investigations carried out by Philippine authorities. “So, the first protection is really the protection of the individual. The PTC, or the court proper, will have to approve Khan’s request first before investigation is formally resumed.Manila is one of 17 cities and a municipality in the capital region, which accounts for a third of the country's economic output. Khan said that even when they paused the investigation, they continued collecting evidence. “The positions of Teacher I to Teacher VII shall form the base of the career system.

If and when the investigation resumes, the process will pick up where it left off, which is to seek evidence to issue arrest warrants. “Pero hindi ako lumabas dun sa military na hindi mo na papakialaman ang external factors, pay attention to it. While technically Duterte is not yet the subject of the investigation, the ICC has historically been interested in heads of state or high-ranking officials. The chamber also said in its report, however, that it was also looking at the potential accountability of “regional or even local organs of the State.” The ICC has granted limited immunity to former Davao City cop Arturo Lascañas, who has confessed to carrying out Duterte’s alleged kill orders to the DDS. "10,000 times na ako na-interview tungkol diyan and I’ve declared already so many, many, many times imbestigahan ninyo iyang extrajudicial killings on the basis of which mag-iimbestiga ang ICC,” she said. , but as an insider witness he has access to ICC’s witness protection program. Both the Master Teachers and School Principals may be considered for promotion to the next higher positions in the service,” it added.

What happened before this paused the investigation in November as a procedural step. The Rome Statute requires that for the OTP to open an investigation, it must have established that the country is unable or unwilling to investigate the crimes. As a matter of fact, I said, ‘you invite them here. It was former ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda who established such and .