Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as president of the Philippines. The former mayor of Davao City has vowed to eradicate crime – warning of a bloody presidency to come.
An EU political party official who once denounced the Philippine's President Duterte for his drugs crackdown has been deported from the country. His PES party has called the move "inacceptable."
After his decision to quit the International Criminal Court, Philippine leader Duterte has called upon other nations to follow suit. The ICC announced last month it was launching a probe into Duterte's brutal drug war.
The Hague-based ICC has launched an initial probe to investigate claims of crimes against humanity as part of the Philippines' deadly war on drugs. President Duterte "will argue his case personally," a spokesman said.
The number of migrants in German prisons has steadily risen since 2015, according to data obtained by DW from five state justice ministries. German states are putting more resources into reintegrating them into society.
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