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Arrest, an admin strategy to silence critics – Sen. De Lima

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 | No Comments
Senator Leila de Lima believes that her arrest is the Duterte administration’s strategy to silence the critics of the government’s anti-drug campaign. In a recorded message posted on social media,...

STATEMENT: Vice President Leni Robredo on the Arrest of Sen. De Lima

Posted on: February 24th, 2017 | No Comments
24 February 2017 The arrest of Senator Leila de Lima is the latest move in a persistent campaign of political harassment being waged against a duly elected member of Congress....

Liberal Party senators on pending arrest of Sen. De Lima

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
The Liberal Party reiterates that it condemns the political persecution of brave administration critic Sen. Leila De Lima. We repeat: The Sandiganbayan, not the RTC, has jurisdiction over the case...

Marcos election protest to proceed despite possible Cabinet position — Lawyer

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The resolution issued recently by the Supreme Court (SC) is a partial victory for the camp of former senator Bongbong Marcos in his election protest against Vice...

De Lima hits back at Aguirre over sedition warning

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Senator Leila de Lima has reacted to the “unsolicited advice” of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to be careful in delivering statements that can be seen as...

Gordon calls Lascañas a ‘juke box’, discourages another hearing

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Justice committee chair Senator Richard Gordon opposed the decision of the majority of senators to allow retired police SPO3 Arturo Lascañas to appear again in a hearing...

De Lima moves for dismissal of drug-related cases

Posted on: February 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Three separate branches of the Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court (RTC) will handle the cases filed against Sen. Leila de Lima for her alleged complicity in the...

Death squad vs. President Duterte is not an impeachable offense – lawmakers

Posted on: February 21st, 2017 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Some lawmakers believe that the allegations of SP03 Arthur Lascañas against President Rodrigo Duterte’s involvement in the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS) is not an impeachable...

De Lima speaks out on her looming arrest

Posted on: February 17th, 2017 | No Comments
The Department of Justice on Friday has finally filed drug-related charges against Senator Leila de Lima at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court. Sen. Leila de Lima’s statement on the DOJ...

Trillanes to Duterte: ‘Prove that the P2-B bank transactions are not true’

Posted on: February 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — In a press conference at the Senate, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV resurrected allegations of hidden wealth against President Rodrigo Duterte which the senator first raised during the election...