International Criminal Court opens inquiry into Duterte’s anti-drug assassination campaign



1) Ted Regencia, “ICC to open full investigation into Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’
The Hague-based court says ‘specific legal element of the crime against humanity of murder’ has been met in the crackdown that killed thousands,” Al Jazira, September 15, 2921 (updated 10:00 p.m. EDT).

2) “Government by assassination: President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs in the Philippines,and the crumbling of civilization (Updated December 15, 2020),
The Trenchant Observer, September 14, 2016.

Martin Luther King, Jr: “The arc of the universe is long, but it bens toard justice.”

“Before the crown we wear, there is the cross that we must bear. Let us bear it–bear it for truth, bear it for justice, and bear it for peace. Let us go out this morning with that determination. And I have not lost faith. I’m not in despair, because I know that there is a moral order. I haven’t lost faith, because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”

–Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “Why I am opposed to the war in Vietnam,” Sermon at Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967.

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