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International court finds evidence of crimes in Duterte drug war

Manila says Hague body has no jurisdiction over Philippine president

MANILA -- The International Criminal Court on Tuesday said it had found "reasonable basis to believe" that alleged crimes against humanity were committed under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal anti-narcotics campaign.

In a report, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said her office expects to decide on "whether to seek authorization to open an investigation into the situation in the Philippines in the first half of 2021."

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