ICC Opens Investigation into Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘War on Drugs’

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has authorized on Sept. 15 a full investigation into Philippine Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” that has killed thousands of Filipinos. ICC announced that there was “a reasonable basis to proceed with an investigation, and …

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Canadian Soldier Faces Jail for Feeding Comrades Cannabis Cupcakes

A Canadian soldier faces up to five years in prison after being found guilty of feeding her comrades with cannabis cupcakes during a live-fire training exercise. Military Judge Commander Sandra Sukstorf found Bombardier Chelsea Cogswell guilty on Aug. 18 of …

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China Court Upholds Death Sentence for Canadian Drug Suspect

A Chinese court has affirmed Canadian Drug Suspect Robert Schellenberg’s death sentence. Schellenberg has been held in Chinese custody since 2014 when he was accused of attempting to transport 225kg of methamphetamine to Australia. He was convicted to 15 years …

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US, UK Olympic Event Staff Caught Using Cocaine

Japanese police said four electricians, two from the United States and two from Britain, who came to work in Japan as support staff in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics who have been arrested for allegedly using cocaine. According to Tokyo2020, the …

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Mexico’s Supreme Court Decriminalizes Recreational Use of Marijuana

Mexico’s Supreme Court on June 28 decriminalized the private recreational use of marijuana for adults, declaring the current prohibition to be unconstitutional. In an 8-3 decision, the court ruled that adults would be able to apply for permits from the …

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ICC Chief Prosecutor Seeks Full Investigation into ‘War on Drugs’ Killings in the Philippines

The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor is seeking for a full investigation into the drug war killings in the Philippines. ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on June 14 has requested authorization from ICC judges to investigate the “war on …

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