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ICC Authorizes Investigation Into Philippines' ‘War on Drugs’
The International Criminal Court (ICC) green-lit an investigation Wednesday into how the Philippine government waged its ‘war on drugs’ between 2011 and 2019.
President Rodrigo Duterte has spearheaded a hardline approach in dealing with people who use drugs, resulting in thousands of deaths.
In 2017, Duterte was named OCCRP Person of the Year in Organized Crime and Corruption, sharing the “honor” with a rogue’s gallery of shady individuals and institutions dating back to 2012.
The Hague-based tribunal said its probe was justified because the “specific legal element of the crime against humanity of murder” has been met in the crackdown that left thousands dead.
Lawyer Who Sued Chevron over “Amazon Chernobyl” Ordered to Prison After 800+ Days of House Arrest
The environmental and human rights lawyer Steven Donziger joins us just before he is ordered to report to jail today, after a years-long legal battle with the oil company Chevro...
Employees who quit have realized this 1 missing thing about their job
Before your employee gives notice, they’ve likely made this personal realization about their sense of security.
Eminent American Economist Jeffrey Sachs Exposes The Truth About How The West Is Keeping Africa Poor
American economist Professor, Jeffrey Sachs exposes how the White-West alliance and the defence industry have rigged the system to keep Africa from being prosperous.
WhatsApp will stop working on thousands of phones next week
WhatsApp, the most popular messaging app in the world, is about to stop working on thousands of phones.
In Landmark Step, US Issues First Passport With 'X' Gender
The US State Department said it would make the "X" gender option routinely available by early 2022 both for passports and birth certificates of Americans abroad.
Moderna Shot Could Start Being Used In Children, Teens Within Weeks: CEO
Moderna CEO Staphane Bancel said based on dialogue with the US Food and Drug Administration, he believes his company's COVID-19 vaccine will be authorized for 12- to 17-year-old...
Criminal Charges Against Alec Baldwin Not Ruled Out: US Official On Prop Gun Incident
An investigation into last Thursday's fatal shooting has recovered 500 rounds of ammunition from the set in New Mexico, Sheriff Adan Mendoza told reporters, adding detectives be...
Outsourcing UK sovereignty to America, Inc. ‘appalling’, ex-MI5 officer says of Amazon’s secrets-hosting deal with British spooks
Having a US tech company handle the secrets collected by GCHQ, MI5 and MI6 is a terrible idea, including because of the worrisome US track record of manipulating intelligence, M...
McKinsey Employees Revolt Over Its Work for Polluters
A letter signed by more than 1,100 employees has called for change at the consulting firm, which has advised at least 43 of the 100 most environmentally damaging companies.
Soon, Tourists Can Enjoy Self-driving "Roboats" In Amsterdam
It will be the electric-powered "Roboat", a catchier name than "autonomous floating vehicle" for a project shortly due to start test journeys aimed at improving the crowded city...
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