Duterte to Withdraw Philippines From ICC After 'Outrageous Attacks'

Wochit - March 14, 2018

On Wednesday, the Philippines said that it is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court due to what President Rodrigo Duterte called “outrageous” attacks by U.N. officials.

Dutuerte has been examined by the ICC over a complaint filed by a Philippine lawyer accusing Duterte and top officials of crimes against humanity.

Duterte said he was withdrawing from the ICC’s founding treaty because of “baseless, unprecedented and outrageous attacks” by U.N. officials..

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