Vain Attempt to Evade ICC Jurisdiction

ADMINISTRATION officials try to help President Rodrigo Duterte evade the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) by foisting the principle of complementarity. This means the ICC will not exercise jurisdiction over the perpetrators of covered offenses, like crimes against humanity and massive extrajudicial killings (EJKs), if the country’s domestic authorities, principally the courts, are functioning and the alleged offenders are prosecuted impartially and independently. readmore

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