The Philippines

The OTP conducts a preliminary examination into alleged crimes committed since at least 1 July 2016, in context of the Philippine government's ''war on drugs'' campaign launched by the Philippine government Following the OTP's investigations into the alleged crimes, The Philippines' withdrew from the Rome Statute on 17 March 2019. Pursuant to article 127.2 of the Statute and based on prior ICC ruling in the situation in Burundi, the Court retains its jurisdiction over crimes committed during the time in which the Philippines was a States Party to the Statute and may exercise this jurisdiction even after the withdrawal became effective.