The outspoken senator has strongly criticised the Philippine president's bloody drug crackdown. (BBC News - World) More
Justice Caguioa assails SC ruling on De Lima
Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:23 AM October 17, 2017 ... Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa posed this question as he criticized nine of his colleagues on the Supreme Court who voted to ditch De Lima's petition seeking her release from ...
Posted on 16 October 2017 | 6:23 pm | Google News
Faces of the news
Despite his dogged efforts, former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay failed to sway the Supreme Court into tossing out the drug trafficking charges against opposition Sen. Leila de Lima, who has been held in Camp Crame since February. ... the ex-top ...
Posted on 14 October 2017 | 4:56 pm | Google News
Human Rights Watch
No End to Duterte's Abusive Prosecution of 'Drug War' Critic
Human Rights Watch
The court voted 9 to 6 to uphold the arrest and detention of Senator Leila de Lima on drug charges. De Lima, a former justice secretary, has been an outspoken critic of Duterte's anti-drug campaign that independent nongovernmental organizations and ...
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 4:00 pm | Google News
Int'l groups press probe of drug kills
HUMAN RIGHTS MISSION Seven delegates from the Progressive Alliance and the Party of European Socialists urge the Duterte administration to stop the killing of suspected drug users and pushers and the silencing of its critics. ... parliamentarians and ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 6:28 pm | Google News
CJ Sereno wants to handle cross-examination of complainants and witnesses against her
MANILA, Philippines — Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes wants to be able to cross-examine through her lawyers the complainants and the witnesses in the impeachment rap filed against her. The camp ... At this stage, the country's top magistrate ...
Posted on 28 September 2017 | 10:14 pm | Google News
Killings Of Three Teens Prompts Public Scorn Over Duterte's Philippine Drug War
“The jailing of Senator Leila de Lima really put a chill into public discourse about this, because the message that was sent was, 'If we can target a senator and former secretary of justice with trumped up, politicized drug charges, what do you think ...
Posted on 27 September 2017 | 4:46 pm | Google News
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