Calida: ICC has no mandate to probe Duterte

                      Solicitor General Jose Calida on Tuesday questioned the authority of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to look into the complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal crackdown against illegal drugs.   In a press conference on Tuesday, Calida also said that the ICC "cannot interfere" as the 1987 Philippine Constitution is "higher" than the Rome Statute which created the ICC.   Calida also slammed the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) for announcing that it intends to join the ICC in conducting the "preliminary examination" of the complaint. ...

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