JUST IN: ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan rejects PH government's arguments in seeking to defer ICC probe. He reiterates his request to resume the investigation on the drug war killings and Davao Death Squad in PH. | via @mikenavallo
JUST IN: ICC prosecutor Karim Khan insists investigation into alleged killings under former president Rodrigo Duterte should continue after deferring the probe and waiting for the Philippine government's side. | via @jairojourno More soon on
READ: ICC chief prosecutor Karim Khan rejects PH gov't arguments in deferring the probe into alleged crimes against humanity committed in its war on drugs; asks the Pre-Trial Chamber to order the resumption of the investigation. | @krixiasINQ /PDI
@krixiasINQ Among others, Khan again refutes the state position that the ICC does not have jurisdiction to investigate the Philippines, and says that it even "misstates " requirements for establishing state policy (PH argues killing is not state policy). | @krixiasINQ /PDI
"Pakistan’s media regulatory authority imposed a ban on the live broadcast of [Imran Khan's] speeches on news television channels. Several [sympathetic] journalists and talk show hosts...say they have been harassed & threatened by the state authorities."
Imran Khan has been charged with breaking anti-terrorism laws, leaving dozens of supporters gathered outside his home to prevent his arrest.
Police file terrorism charges against Pakistan's Imran Khan
VIDEO: Hundreds of people gather outside ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan's house, supposedly to prevent police from reaching the ex-cricket star after he was reported under the anti-terrorism act for criticising a magistrate.
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in KPK, one of the 4 provinces of Pakistan, to protest against the removal of Imran Khan. The media has been threatened w/ “serious consequences” if it continues to report on the protests. Take a look
Thousands flooded the streets of Pakistan in support of Imran Khan. Looks like Khan has some loyal street support. Take a look: