Kin of drug-related killings file more evidence vs Duterte before ICC

Neri Colmenares, NUPL chairperson, believes that the case against Duterte is strong. “First, he publicly ordered the killings… Second, he refuses to be investigated. Third, the government does not submit evidence to the ICC.”

Lawyers’ groups from 49 countries urge PH gov’t to stop attacks on Filipino colleagues

The attacks against lawyers “impair the ability of lawyers to provide effective legal representation, make
lawyers increasingly wary of working on sensitive cases, and consequently severely undermine the proper functioning of the rule of law and the adequate protection of rights, including the right to remedies and fair trial.”