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ICC Authorizes Investigation Into Philippines' ‘War on Drugs’
The International Criminal Court (ICC) green-lit an investigation Wednesday into how the Philippine government waged its ‘war on drugs’ between 2011 and 2019.
President Rodrigo Duterte has spearheaded a hardline approach in dealing with people who use drugs, resulting in thousands of deaths.
In 2017, Duterte was named OCCRP Person of the Year in Organized Crime and Corruption, sharing the “honor” with a rogue’s gallery of shady individuals and institutions dating back to 2012.
The Hague-based tribunal said its probe was justified because the “specific legal element of the crime against humanity of murder” has been met in the crackdown that left thousands dead.
Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name
Mark Zuckerberg wants to be known for building the metaverse
NYT claim: “China’s Bullying Is Becoming a Danger to the World and Itself”
Thomas Friedman claim in the New York Times that China is becoming dangerous, because it’s controlling more and more critical elements that until now only USA used to control. ...
First Bitcoin Futures ETF ‘BITO’ Tops $1B Trading Volume – BTC Close to All-Time High
The first ever Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) launched in the United States and already broke records on Tuesday, capturing close to $1 billion in total volume.
Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them
Childhood vaccines are important in protecting children and the population. All are safe and are to be given at specific ages.
Coinbase Becomes Official Crypto Platform Partner For The NBA
Coinbase announced on Tuesday, October 19, that it has become the official crypto platform of American professional basketball league National Basketball Association (NBA).
Facebook Receives Warnings from U.S. Senators After Novi Wallet Launch
Facebook launched its Novi wallet in a limited pilot program, according to a press release. After the launch of Novi, Facebook received immediately warnings from by Elizabeth Wa...
7 Tips for Practicing Self-Love After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Show yourself some extra kindness as you navigate this life altering experience.
First Bitcoin-linked ETF has launched. But what is it?
What is an EFT and can it convince Bitcoin fans who want to cut out the middleman when it comes to trading?
In London, an Old Victorian Becomes a Wonderland of Colored Concrete
Studio Ben Allen implements prefab elements to metamorphose a dated Victorian in just four days.
Japanese man arrested after using deepfake technology to uncensor & resell porn videos in first AI case
A Japanese man who removed mandatory censorship from pornography using artificial intelligence and resold the images was arrested on Monday for violating laws on copyright and o...
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