Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III paid a quick visit to Sen. Leila de Lima on Thursday in Camp Crame where she is being detained. Sotto spoke with De Lima at the Camp Crame Custodial Center for 37 minutes.Read more
After the recent murder of a Catholic priest in Nueva Ecija, Senator Leila de Lima has lamented the alleged silence of the Church, saying that other sects would have denounced the killing immediately if the victim was from their ranks.
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Sen. Leila de Lima has criticized what she said were “efforts” of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to keep the media away from her during a hearing at the Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court Branch 34 last Wednesday.Read more
The camp of detained Sen. Leila de Lima remains hopeful that the senator would be allowed by the court to attend her son’s graduation rites next month.
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Where are the 12,000 drug war deaths?
Malacañang hit back on Friday at the European Parliament for issuing a resolution urging the Philippines to stop its war on drugs, claiming it is marred by alleged extrajudicial killings and human rights violations.
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed its Oct. 10, 2017 decision dismissing Senator Leila De Lima’s bid to nullify the arrest order issued against her by a Muntinlupa court over drug trafficking allegations. With the same vote, an insider said the High Court dismissed the motion for reconsideration filed by the Senator.
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Detained Senator Leila de Lima on Saturday accused groups supporting President Rodrigo Duterte of sharing fake news against her in revenge for her probe of the so-called “Davao Death Squad” when she was still chair of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR). De Lima stressed that Duterte has a long-standing grudge against her ever since she chaired the CHR in 2008.
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The Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) has granted Senator Leila de Lima a one-day medical furlough for her liver check-up.
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Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Saturday warned supporters of detained Senator Leila de Lima that they could be cited in contempt of court if they would continue calling her illegal drug charges “fake” and “trumped up.”
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