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ICC says it can’t hear harassment case vs China

THE International Criminal Court said it does not have the authority to hear a complaint against China for alleged harassment of Filipino fishermen in the South China Sea.

Human right group files motion at ICC

HUMAN RIGHTS group Rise Up for Life filed a supplemental motion before the International Criminal Court (ICC), urging it to open an investigation on the war on drugs in the Philippines which constitutes a crime against humanity.

ICC ruling on Malampaya tax case seen to boost exploration activities

THE Department of Energy (DoE) welcomed the decision of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Singapore on its arbitration of the $1.1-billion tax case between the Malampaya consortium and the Commission on Audit (CoA).

ICC starts prelim exam of NUPL complaints vs Duterte

THE International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague has started its preliminary examination of the complaints filed by the National Union of People’s Lawyer (NUPL) against President Rodrigo R. Duterte for alleged crimes against humanity.

Duterte disavows ICC complaint to Chinese minister

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday disavowed complaint filed against Chinese President Xi Jinping and others before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in connection with the reported harassment of Filipino fishermen at the West Philippine Sea.

PHL former top diplomat, ombudsman take China’s Xi to international court

FORMER FOREIGN Affairs secretary Albert F. Del Rosario and retired Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to conduct a preliminary examination against Chinese President Xi Jinping and other officials in connection with the harassment of Filipino fishermen in the contested South China Sea.

ICC to pursue examination of PHL drug war

THE INTERNATIONAL Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday vowed to pursue its “preliminary examination” of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s controversial drug war despite the Philippines’ withdrawal from the Rome Statute.

Palace: PHL to take US cue on ICC

THE Philippine government will follow the United States’ policy on “denying or revoking” visas for members of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Malacañang said on Monday.

SC urged to act on ICC withdrawal due Sunday

THE Philippine Coalition for the International Criminal Court (PCICC) urged the Supreme Court to resolve the petitions against the country’s withdrawal from the ICC, which will take effect on Sunday, March 17.

De Lima flags anew drug war to ICC, UN Human Rights...

SENATOR Leila M. De Lima has reiterated calls to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) to take “urgent actions” on the human rights situation in the Philippines, citing the government’s campaign against illegal drugs.

Former Akbayan representative to represent opposition senators in ICC case

Former party-list representative Ibarra M. Gutierrez of Akbayan submitted to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Aug. 29, a formal entry of appearance as counsel...

SC denies again De Lima’s request to attend oral arguments on...

THE High Court dismissed detained Senator Leila De Lima’s motion for reconsideration regarding her petition to attend the oral arguments of the Philippines’ exit from the International Criminal Court (ICC). This as minority solons have petitioned for the incarcerated senator to argue via audio feed.

SC denies De Lima’s request to attend oral arguments on ICC

The High Court dismissed detained Senator Leila M. De Lima's motion for reconsideration regarding her petition to personally appear in the oral arguments of...

Oral arguments on Philippines’ ICC withdrawal delayed anew

The Supreme Court (SC) has again delayed oral arguments to invalidate the Duterte administration's move to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The High...

ICC withdrawal challenged anew in SC

THE SUPREME COURT received on Wednesday a second petition questioning the constitutionality of President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s decision to withdraw the Philippines’ membership from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), this time by the non-government organization that helped lobby for the treaty’s ratification in the country.

Eight bridge construction projects near final approval

EIGHT bridge construction projects are advancing in the government's project approval process, the Department of Finance (DoF) said. "We will also look to build a...

Duterte to order ICC prosecutor’s arrest if she sets foot in...

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte said on Friday that he will order the arrest of Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), if...

One-year withdrawal from ICC begins as PHL sends UN note verbale

By Camille A. Aguinaldo THE countdown for the one-year withdrawal period of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC) started Friday, March 15, as...

Philippines makes withdrawal from ICC official, submits notice to UN

The countdown for the one-year withdrawal period of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC) started Friday, March 16, as the country formally...

Philippines warns other countries will follow after ICC exit

The International Criminal Court (ICC) may sink into oblivion, and prosecutor Fatou Bom Bensouda is to blame, said Presidential Spokesperson Herminio Harry L. Roque,...

Warning to power

The International Criminal Court (ICC) isn’t as useless as President Rodrigo Duterte described it when he learned it was looking into the possibility of...

No need for international court probe since Duterte’s been cleared already,...

THERE is no need for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate President Rodrigo R. Duterte because even the United Nations (UN) special rapporteur...

Roque to ICC: Don’t be a venue to destabilize governments

PRESIDENTIAL spokesperson Harry L. Roque, Jr. told an assembly of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday, Dec. 7, that it should “resist attempts...