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Posted on 22 March 2018 | 3:14 am | Google News
Southeast Asian women in politics have muted power
Apart from the victims of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, it was clear early on in his presidency that he was also targeting women in powerful government positions critical of him or his government. This, on top of denigrating women in ...
Posted on 20 March 2018 | 10:54 pm | Google News
De Lima on Napoles: She'll sing any tune to save herself
“It became clear to us then that just like any thief, Napoles will say anything to get herself off the hook,” De Lima said. Napoles is facing multiple plunder, graft and malversation charges for conspiring with lawmakers in the P10-billion pork barrel ...
Posted on 17 March 2018 | 6:09 pm | Google News
Human Rights Watch
Justice May Be Coming for Philippine Strongman
Human Rights Watch
Senator Leila de Lima, former chair of the human rights commission and secretary of justice, has been jailed since February 2017 on politically motivated drug charges as an apparent reprisal for her outspoken opposition to the drug war carnage. As ...
Posted on 16 March 2018 | 4:42 pm | Google News
3 world conflicts Facebook has been blamed for this year
SINCE the arrival of Facebook in our lives all those years ago, the world has changed dramatically and the social media platform has undoubtedly had its part to play in that.
Posted on 15 March 2018 | 7:59 pm | Google News
Clearing of drug lords upsets solons | Inquirer News
Confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa testifies before the Senate about Sen. Leila de Lima's alleged illegal drug connection. —INQUIRER FILE PHOTO. Senators slammed on Tuesday the move by state prosecutors to clear suspected drug lords Kerwin Espinosa ...
Posted on 13 March 2018 | 6:33 pm | Google News
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