Statement

On the latest Supreme Court decision


We welcome the latest Supreme Court decision dismissing the petition which questioned the President’s unilateral withdrawal from the International Criminal Court.

The latest High Court ruling, which is decided on mootness, acknowledges that the President is indeed the chief architect of this country’s foreign policy.

Having said this, we call on the ICC not to waste time and resources on investigations that will not prosper as we do not recognize ICC jurisdiction over the Philippines, as well as in the face of uncontroverted proof that domestic legal and judicial processes are functioning normally in our country.