‘Wheels of justice are turning’: Group welcomes ICC official’s request to probe Duterte’s drug war

6/15/2021 11:40:00 AM

‘Wheels of justice are turning’: Group welcomes ICC official’s request to probe Duterte’s drug war

(Photo courtesy of BAYAN Secretary General Renato Reyes)“We welcome ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s request to open an investigation on the situation in the Philippines, citing reasonable basis that crimes against humanity were committed in Duterte’s drug war,” Bayan Secretary General Renato Reyes Jr. said in a Twitter post on Monday, June 14.

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“The wheels of justice are turning. Let justice for the victims be served,” he added.On Monday, the outgoing ICC official announced that the preliminary examination into the situation in the Philippines has concluded, and that she has requested judicial authorization to proceed with a probe.

“On that basis of that work, I have determined that there is reasonable basis to believe that the crime against humanity of murder has been committed on the territory of the Philippines between 1 July 2016 and 16 March 2019 in the context of the Government of the Philippines ‘war on drugs’ campaign,” Bensouda said. headtopics.com

In a separate tweet on Tuesday, June 15, Reyes said that the request of the ICC official to conduct a probe on the country’s is a step towards justice for the people who were killed in Duterte’s bloody war on drugs (WoD).“Malinaw sa pahayag ng prosecutor Fatou Bensouda na may ‘reasonable basis’ para imbestigahan ng ICC ang gobyernong Duterte na nagsagawa ng libo-libong pagpatay sa ngalan ng gera kontra droga (Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s statement made it clear that there is a ‘reasonable basis’ for the ICC to investigate the Duterte government that committed thousands of killings in the name of the war on drugs),” he said

“Kahit kumalas na sa ICC ang Pilipinas ay hindi matatakasan ni Duterte ang pananagutan nya (Even if the Philippines leaves the ICC, Duterte will not be able to escape his responsibility),” he added.The Bayan official said officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP), the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will also be investigated “for their role in the killings.”

“Isa sa pinakarumal-dumal na krimen ng rehimeng Duterte ang war on drugs. Sa kabila ng libo-libong napatay, nagpapatuloy ang paglalako ng iligal na droga. Palpak ang WoD (One of the most heinous crimes of the Duterte regime is the war on drugs. Despite the thousands killed, the illegal drug trade continues. WoD is a failure),” he said.

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Hustisya sa Pinatay ng NPA Wooo! Mga Animal nasaan ang Justice sa mga Nabiktima ng Drugs Rape, Pinugutan ulo at Rape with Homicide Sanggol ,Dalaga , Masaker , Mga Bading . ? Is That Joke? WelcomeICC2PH Nag iingay na nmn sila kc malapit na eleksyon. Yang mga BAYAN, ANAKBAYAN, GABRIELA etc... Bakit indi niyo muna i-STOP ang pgrecruit nio sa mga estudyanteng ginagawa niong NPA. Dugot pawis ang binibuwis ng mga magulang nyan pra makapag aral lang, maawa nmn kau sa mga magulang nyan

Wheels that ended out to be flat and misshapen. For all you know, these are the people who are causing and contributing to big problems in the Philippines. Hahahaha you wish Paano and justice sa mga pinatay at sinirang buhay ng drugs? Stop the killings kasi ayaw nilang mapatay mga kaibigan at kamag anak nilang pusher at mga adik

Pero pag NPA nakapatay tahimik.. 😅 Rule of Law masunod. Justice and not execution. Ano ang Pilipinas at pulis, Judge Dredd?

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Dami nila Justice for who exactly? For those who destroy human lives because of drugs? Kidding me!! 😂😂 Drug war is good for the country. Better lives for everyone. DESERVING LANG MAMATAY ANG MGA ADIK PUSHERS CRIMINALS..NAG IISIP BA KAYU..E PAG DI PINATAY MGA DEMONYO NAYAN SILA ANG PAPATAY NG MGA INOSENTE..GETS NYO

Matutuwa Lang dito ung drug lord eh. Believe me pag hindi na si du30 lalabas nanaman yang mga kups na Yan. Dadami nanaman ung mga ungas kamag anak na umasta Akala mo hawak Nila lahat.. natoreyes Justice for victims of EJK! When Duterte no longer President he is not free to travel world wide he will be arrested for crimes against humanity and ICC will issue arrest warrant?

Killings? Is the ICC also investigating the atrocities of the CPP NDF NPA? If not, WHY? ICC is a dumb joke. USA, Israel etc don't believe in the ICC.

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