Jude Sabio

[OPINION] Duterte’s vendetta against Senator Trillanes

Sep 08, 2018 - 1:47 PM

Relishing in their recent success against Sereno, Duterte and Calida with the active support of Justice Secretary Guevarra, are emboldened to do more by replicating their dirty trick against Senator Trillanes

[OPINION] Historical rejection of political dynasties

Sep 01, 2018 - 4:00 PM

What is only clear from the compelling lessons of history is that political dynasty is rejected in bloodshed and should not recur and continue

'I fear for my life' – lawyer behind Duterte probe

Feb 17, 2018 - 4:09 PM

Jude Sabio, who describes himself as penniless and on the run, says he had received death threats from Duterte supporters on social media after filing a petition with the Hague-based International Criminal Court in April last year

SABIO. This photo taken on February 16, 2018 shows lawyer Jude Sabio gesturing as he shows the communication he submitted to the International Criminal Court against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Noel Celis / AFP

Trillanes, Sabio welcome Int'l Criminal Court preliminary examination of drug war killings

Feb 08, 2018 - 3:06 PM

The Commission on Human Rights says it is ready to assist in the process, and hopes that the police and justice department would fully cooperate as well

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Dec 08, 2017 - 9:06 PM

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DOJ on NDF, Duterte calls Manila ‘dead city,’ Roque on ICC | Midday wRap

Dec 08, 2017 - 1:02 PM

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Additional 'communication' vs Duterte filed before Int'l Criminal Court

Jun 06, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Philippine Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and congressman Gary Alejano call for a preliminary examination to give victims hope Duterte’s impunity would soon end

 END IMPUNITY. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano  urges ICC Prosecutor to bring hope and end President Rodrigo Duterte's impunity. Presidential Photo

Calida 'barking up the wrong tree,' says Sabio on disbarment threat

May 07, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Lawyer Jude Sabio says it is Solicitor General Jose Calida who should be disbarred for his complicity in the war on drugs

UNFAZED. Lawyer Jude Sabio responds to Solicitor General Jose Calida's threat to disbar him. File photo by Rappler

Lock-up cell, Duterte, Le Pen | Midday wRap

Apr 28, 2017 - 1:42 PM

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Aguirre to Sabio on ICC complaint: 'Bring it on'

Apr 27, 2017 - 6:17 PM

The camp of Matobato and Sabio apparently threw a net in the sea with this case and want to see how many fishes they can catch before the ICC Sorry to disappoint them this early they will catch none says Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II

DESTABILIZATION. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II dismisses the ICC complaint as a mere part of a supposed destabilization plot against the Duterte government. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

New York Times, De Lima, US on NoKor | Midday wRap

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:29 PM

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Calida, election protest, ASEAN 2017 | Evening wRap

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:33 PM

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What challenges will complaint vs Duterte face before ICC?

Apr 26, 2017 - 6:35 PM

The 'communication' submitted to the ICC regarding the alleged crimes against humanity committed by Duterte in his war on drugs is just the beginning of what could be a long process full of challenges

Calida wants Sabio disbarred over ICC complaint

Apr 26, 2017 - 11:44 AM

UPDATED Solicitor General Jose Calida says the complaint of Jude Sabio is another baseless suit that violates the Supreme Court s earlier warning to the lawyer

Will Ombudsman's Davao Death Squad probe affect ICC complaint?

Apr 25, 2017 - 6:40 PM

Matobato has personally testified before Ombudsman investigators

Edgar Matobato attends a Senate hearing on September 22, 2016. Photo by LeAnn Jazul/Rappler

12 considerations on Duterte and the ICC

Apr 25, 2017 - 2:40 PM

The weight of opinion is that this is a proper case of the ICC There is immense interest in moving this forward and I think we will get some traction soon

COMPLAINT VS DUTERTE. Filipino lawyer Jude Sabio files a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte before the International Criminal Court. Photo courtesy of Jude Sabio.

Palace tells ICC not to believe word of 'admitted murderers'

Apr 25, 2017 - 2:36 PM

3RD UPDATE Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says it would really be deeply disappointing if the ICC believes in testimonies of admitted murderers and not in the word of President Duterte

DEFENDING DRUG WAR. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella is confident the complaint filed with the ICC will not prosper. File photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 25, 2017

Apr 25, 2017 - 10:51 AM

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SPECIAL GAMES. Visually-impaired athletes prepare to run for the 100-meters. Photo by Vina Salazar/ Rappler

Palace says ICC complaint meant to 'embarrass, shame' Duterte

Apr 24, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Malacañang says it is more than coincidence that the complaint was filed days before the start of the 30th ASEAN Summit the first international event to be hosted by Duterte

MASS MURDERER? A lawyer files a complaint against President Duterte with the ICC claiming he is guilty of 'mass murder.' Presidential Photo

ICC complaint, Avancena, Pacquiao | Evening wRap

Apr 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM

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Complaint vs Duterte filed before Int'l Criminal Court

Apr 24, 2017 - 4:16 PM

5th UPDATE Filipino lawyer Jude Sabio requests the International Criminal Court to convict and sentence President Rodrigo Duterte for mass murder in the Philippines

ICC COMPLAINT. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is facing a complaint before the International Criminal Court. Malacañang file photo

Trillanes denies forcing witness to testify vs Duterte

Apr 06, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV suspects the witness was planted in their camp to weaken their case

Davao witness: I was pressured to invent drug issue vs Duterte

Apr 05, 2017 - 6:27 PM

Edgar Matobato s lawyer Jude Sabio insists Guillermina Barrido Arcillas was not coached and the only money given her was intended to help relocate her family for their protection

Killings in war on drugs 'extension' of DDS system – Sabio

Mar 25, 2017 - 2:23 PM

Lawyer Jude Sabio says testimonies of self proclaimed Davao Death Squad members and pronouncements on killing drug personalities will help build a strong case against President Rodrigo Duterte before the ICC

Rappler Talk Investigative: Matobato lawyer Jude Sabio on Duterte and the ICC

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Lawyer Jude Sabio is expected to fly to the Netherlands soon to hold President Duterte accountable before the International Criminal Court over alleged extrajudicial killings

Planned ICC case 'not applicable' to Duterte, PH – Palace

Mar 11, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Malacañang reiterates that the extrajudicial killings – stated as the basis for a case against the President before the tribunal – are not state sanctioned

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017 - 10:57 AM

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Matobato lawyer to file case vs Duterte in ICC

Mar 09, 2017 - 6:48 PM

Lawyer Jude Sabio says he wants to file by end of March the crimes against humanity case in relation to extrajudicial killings

TO ICC. Accompanied by lawyer Jude Sabio, self-confessed member of the Davao Death Squad Edgar Matobato voluntarily surrenders at the Manila Police District on March 9, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Matobato files murder, kidnapping charges vs Duterte

Dec 09, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The self confessed member of the Davao Death Squad a key witness at the Senate probe into extrajudicial killings also accuses the President of committing genocide and crimes against humanity

KEY WITNESS. Self-confessed hitman Edgar matobato during the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights inquiry on the spate of extrajudicial killings and summary executions on September 16, 2016. Photo by LeAnneJazul/Rappler