The outspoken senator has strongly criticised the Philippine president's bloody drug crackdown. (BBC News - World) More
Washing of hands
Official impunity has dropped to a new low with the recent downgrading to homicide of the murder charges lodged against a group of police officers that killed Mayor Rolando Espinosa of Albuera, Leyte, and fellow inmate Raul Yap inside their cell at the ...
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 11:11 am | Google News
Stray cats, killers and no regrets: Rodrigo Duterte's drug-war foe opens up on life in jail
... have arrested more than 80,000 people during President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs, but few as prominent or defiant as Leila de Lima. A Philippine senator and Duterte's long-time foe, de Lima was arrested in February on drugs charges she ...
Stray cats, killers and no regrets: Duterte's drug-war foe on life in jail
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Stray cats, killers and no regrets: Duterte drug-war foe on life in jail
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 5:05 pm | Google News
The Korea Herald
[John Nery] Can the world hold Duterte to account?
The Korea Herald
Against the illegal drugs trade in his country, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has let slip the dogs of war — and the havoc includes thousands of dead Filipinos, most of them poor. ... The evidence presented by two confessed assassins who ...
Posted on 22 June 2017 | 3:49 am | Google News
Terror contagion takes hold in the Philippines
To dispel concerns over his recent disappearance and leadership mettle, Duterte lashed out at leading members of the opposition — including his fierce critic Senator Leila De Lima, who is currently in jail awaiting a trial for drug-related charges ...
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 11:00 pm | Google News
Philippine police use chaos of Duterte's drug war to extort families in distress
MANILA — When investigators from the Philippine Commission on Human Rights arrived at Police Station No. 1, nothing seemed amiss. ... fear of punishment, said Philippine Sen. Leila de Lima, a longtime Duterte critic who is now in jail on dubious drug ...
Duterte Political Opponent Jailed In Philippines
Can the world hold Duterte to account?
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 4:08 pm | Google News
De Lima in jail: 'I never imagined Duterte would be this vindictive'
'Everything had to happen the way they happened. I had to be the counterweight to the selfish, inhumane, and reckless leadership of the Duterte administration.'
Posted on 18 June 2017 | 9:03 pm | Google News
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