Rodrigo Duterte drug war
“No amount of legal cases, black propaganda, and lies can silence Filipino journalists who continue to hold the line,” said journalist Maria Ressa.
"The Philippines is withdrawing its ratification of the Rome Statute effective immediately.”
“Go ahead and proceed in your investigation. Find me guilty, of course. You can do that.”
The Philippine president, for his part, seemed unconcerned.
Donald Trump didn’t find time to rebuke Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for his blood-soaked war on drugs during their 40-minute conversation in Manila, Philippines, on Monday.
In April, Trump told Duterte he’s doing “unbelievable job on the drug problem,” in a conversation later reported by the The Washington Post.