Officials in The Hague have announced a formal investigation into alleged state crimes committed as part of President Rodrigo Duterte’s aggressive counter-narcotics campaign in the Philippines. For several reasons, as Crisis Group expert Georgi Engelbrecht explains, the enquiry will face an uphill battle.
Families who lost loved ones in President Duterte’s ‘war on drugs’ cheer the International Criminal Court’s decision to begin a full investigation into the brutal campaign
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