EXCLUSIVE by Raïssa Robles
When 17 senators backed the International Criminal Court concept in 2011, they fully knew what it meant. Eight of them were lawyers and weren’t stupid. In fact, one of them – Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III now the Senate President – topped the bar.
At that time, then Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile had told them the possible serious consequence of “concurring in the ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court” or ICC. [READ MORE…]