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Duterte’s Dirty Dozen named in International Criminal Court

MANILA (SE): Fear seems to be the name of the game in the hapless country of The Philippines, with the president, Rodrigo Duterte, running a relentless terror campaign in the guise of a war on drugs and Bishop Arturo Bastes hoping that the filing of a case against Duterte and 11 top government officials in the International Criminal Court in The Hague will inject sufficient fear in their hearts to quit their murderous campaign.

All up, 12 people have been named as constituting the Dirty Dozen of the Pearl of the Orient Seas.

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The last of a Catholic nation in Asia?

HONG KONG (SE): “Some of my friends in other countries say that they are worried about the government in The Philippines,” Archbishop Socrates Villegas, the president of the Philippine bishops’ conference, says in his message for Easter, but while he admits he is not worried about the government, he confesses he is worried about the Filipino people.

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Priest-turned-rebel leader praised