mercoledì 16 giugno 2021

Filippine
Manila Catholic bishop challenges Duterte to cooperate with ICC probe into drug killings

(Jose Torres Jr. - LiCAS)
“If [the Duterte administration] did nothing wrong, the investigation will show," said Bishop Broderick Pabillo of Manila. The apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Manila urged President Rodrigo Duterte to cooperate in the impending investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) into the drug-related killings in the country. “If [the Duterte administration] did nothing wrong, the investigation will show. If they did something wrong, then the investigation will also show that,” said Bishop Broderick Pabillo in Filipino in an online media briefing on Wednesday, June 16. “What we want is to end the culture of impunity, that [the killers] can do whatever they want without being accountable,” said the Manila prelate, an outspoken critic of the government’s “war” against illegal drugs. (...)