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This much is fact: To withdraw from the Rome Statute cannot but be construed as running away from a fight with ICC which the president boasted he will. We have a saying in law and however they spin the withdrawal, it is simply this: Flight is an indication of guilt..
Panelo: Duterte ‘definitely not afraid’ of ICC probe. Duterte: I hereby withdraw PH from the Rome Statute, ICC has no more jurisdiction over me. https://t.co/8nah5qQOiW.
Two years ago, President Duterte said that he was "willing to rot in jail for the Filipino" amid criticism from the international community against his drug war. Now, he is withdrawing the Philippines from the Rome Statute. https://t.co/Mt80cFgJcv.
PH to withdraw its ratification of the Rome Statute, which created the International Criminal Court, according to a statement by President Duterte released by his chief legal counsel Salvador Panelo | via @dgplacido.
March 12 - DOJ clears charges against drug lords March 13 - Sara Duterte endorses Bong Go for Senator March 14 - Duterte withdraws from Rome Statute (ICC) March 15 - Roque against penalizing fake news March 16 - Janet Napoles placed under WPP BUHAY PA BA TAYO, PILIPINAS?.
1. Charges against self-confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa, and Peter Lim dismissed by DOJ 2. PH withdraws from Rome Statute 3. Janet Lim Napoles placed under Witness Protection Program 4. Judicial independence under constant attack Dark times for the rule of law. Hay 🇵🇭..
CenterLaw: No requirement of publication to make Rome Statute binding https://t.co/HbNv9so92T https://t.co/3Hlyapr0IX.
Ok lang na umalis ang Pinas sa ICC dahil di naman State Party ang Estados Unidos sa Rome Statute? At pinagyayabang niyo ang "independent" foreign policy ng poon niyo? Sampalin ko kayo eh..
Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, the Chef de Cabinet of United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gutteres reads the note verbale conveying Manila’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute. | via @dqdevera 📸: DFA https://t.co/0r06j5jYra.
CHR to gov’t: Face ICC squarely in respect of due process | @JLeonenINQ https://t.co/IWgVGR6SqW.
Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo argues that because the Rome Statute was supposedly never published on the Official Gazette, it was "not binding" to begin with. https://t.co/QLu5UHBrO6.
DFA releases photo of Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti, Chef de Cabinet of UN Secretary General Antonio Gutteres, reading note verbale handed by PH Permanent Representative to the UN Teodoro Locsin Jr. conveying Manila’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute | @willardcheng https://t.co/IQo2T2Jp9o.
President Duterte says PH will withdraw from the ICC effective immediately. How does the Rome Statute, the treaty which formed the ICC, define the procedure of withdrawal? https://t.co/z0yQnUffAX https://t.co/O4enGUqXyA.
President Duterte says PH will withdraw from the ICC effective immediately. How does the Rome Statute, the treaty which formed the ICC, define the procedure of withdrawal? https://t.co/z0yQnUffAX https://t.co/NtFykCCfJA.
Duterte had announced that he is withdrawing the Phl from the Rome Statute of the ICC due to "outrageous" attacks on him and his admin. Before withdrawing from the treaty that established the ICC, he had been willing to face allegations against him. https://t.co/C00M6F2xDV https://t.co/gTNBgLE3WU.
Naku, nagsilabasan na mga pseudo-experts sa Rome Statute at Intl. Criminal Law. Ilabas ang kagagahan at kagaguhan ! #LamokParty @Jimparedes @raissawriter https://t.co/VG3gSaj0tJ.
ICC exit reaches UN Govt takes first steps to withdraw from Rome Statute https://t.co/mm3nBo5qpt.
@yusufledesma Harvard Law professor and former ICC investigation and prosecution coordinator Alex Whiting said that Duterte is “deliberately and knowingly misrepresenting the facts.” Here’s the real process: What the Rome Statute says about withdrawing from the ICC https://t.co/0V6By1XnQS.
LOOK: Statement announcing PH withdrawal from ICC treaty https://t.co/sGUxRa08dy.
#ICC: President of the Assembly of States Parties responds to announcement of withdrawal from the Rome Statute by the #Philippines https://t.co/j8koJqDYmX.
Pacquiao- ano ba yung Rome Statute Mocha-ito yung Istatwa ni tatay sa rome babawiin na kasi ilalagay sa luneta DUTERTARDS-hoy tanga anong pakialam niyo kung mag withdraw si tatay digong sa ICC Pera niyo yun. # https://t.co/Y1NVhj4bWA.
@teddyboylocsin @hotmanila Sir Teddy kahit preliminary examination pa lang yan, nagawa ang offense sa panahon na kasali pa ang Pilipinas sa Rome Statute, wala pa ring lusot ang Presidente https://t.co/aWn4TM4Agu.
Well, thanks to the president, we now know how a state can opt out of the Rome Statute.
Withdrawing from the Rome Statute undermines international justice for every global citizen, not just the subjects of the withdrawing State. There are only 3 African States in the history of the ICC that withdrew from rhe Rome Statute, and 2 later revoked their decision. https://t.co/ZFaJYZB5w6.
The ratification of the Rome Statute symbolizes a significant stand for Human Rights and the fight against Crimes against Humanity. This administrations current stand is likewise symbolic on the value it places on Human Rights and the accountabity of our public officers..
An excellent explainer on why the Philippines cannot void its ratification of the International Criminal Court,... https://t.co/WuvIVNHiOR.
https://t.co/31toBKWbd7 ICC to PH: Don’t quit.
ICC pleads PH not to withdraw from Rome Statute | @AEsguerraINQ https://t.co/tFRvYF59Ae.
If we allow this, what will stop President Duterte from single-handedly withdrawing from the ICCPR, ICESCR and even the UN which technically are all treaties like the Rome Statute? #DuterteDuwag.
On Mindanao Gold Star Daily: “Tinanggal na niya (Duterte) ang venue where he can clear his name,” Jose Noel... https://t.co/L7cVBSL0SK.
ICC to PH: Don’t quit https://t.co/xk8CqtbpBE.
Gambia and South Africa revoked their withdrawal from the Rome Statute before the 1 yr. period expired. That leaves Gambia the only country that has withdrawn from the treaty, followed by the PH if we let the 1 yr lapse to finality. https://t.co/vchgE9Au1h.
“A withdrawal would have no impact on on-going proceedings or any matter which was already under consideration... https://t.co/zL5hMyvEf3.