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Philippines will not cooperate with ICC ‘war on drugs’ probe, Duterte lawyer says

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not cooperate with the International Criminal Court’s probe into the country’s “war on drugs”, his lawyer said on Thursday, insisting the tribunal does not have jurisdiction in the country.ICC judges on Wednesday authorised a full-blown investigation into Duterte’s anti-narcotics campaign, which rights groups estimate has killed tens of thousands of people, saying it resembled an illegitimate and systematic attack on civilians.Duterte “will not…


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