Duterte shores up support as Philippine senators lose posts - Free Malaysia Today

The four senators who lost their posts had attended a rally on Saturday to mark 31 years since the "People Power" uprising that removed dictator Ferdinand Marcos. duterte. MANILA: Four Philippine legislators who supported a staunch critic of leader ...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's critics are losing powerful positions - Business Insider

MANILA (Reuters) - Four Philippine legislators who supported a staunch critic of leader Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs lost important positions in the Senate on Monday, drawing political lines in the upper house in a tightening of the president's grip ...

De Lima '100% safe' in prison, says Duterte - Philippine Star

In this Feb. 24, 2017 photo, Sen. Leila De Lima turns herself in to the Philippine National Police CIDG team at the Senate building in Pasay City. PNA/Avito C. Dalan. MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Leila de Lima is "100-percent safe" at police ...

Watchdog blasts special perks for Leila - The Standard

A CRIME watchdog group is considering filing a complaint before the Supreme Court to question what it says is the special treatment given to detained Senator Leila de Lima, who was arrested on drug charges Friday. As the Volunteers Against Crime and ...

De Lima's arrest: Justice as revenge - Rappler

De Lima has already been judged guilty by Duterte, Aguirre, and the rest of the President's followers. It's all about payback, with interest. Vicente L. Rafael. Published 3:30 PM, February 26, 2017. Updated 3:30 PM, February 26, 2017. comments. facebook0.

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A senator is arrested - Rappler

We know that she has been charged with many offenses, many of them too ridiculous to pass any laugh test. What we do not know – and what really matters – is whether she is guilty or not. Fr Ranhilio Callangan Aquino. Published 9:30 AM, February 26, 2017.

Mass rallies for and against the president of the Philippines erupt in Manila - PRI

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte supporters gather during a vigil backing the anti-drugs crackdown at the Luneta park in metro Manila, Philippines, on Feb. 25, 2017. Credit: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters. Thousands of supporters and foes of President ...

Thousands protest in Manila against Duterte regime - euronews

Protests against Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's regime have erupted in Manila, a day after the arrest of one of the leader's biggest critics. On the 31st anniversary of the fall of Ferdinand Marcos' corrupt and brutal regime, demonstrators ...

Philippines people power anniversary sparks anti-Duterte protests - BBC News

More than 1,000 people in the Philippine capital Manila have marked the anniversary of a 1986 revolt by protesting against the government of President Rodrigo Duterte. Left-wing activists and opposition supporters rallied at the spot where crowds ...

Thousands protest in Manila as Duterte jails top critic - Daily Nation

Catholic faithful protest in Manila on February 18, 2017 against alleged extrajudicial killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. PHOTO | AFP. In Summary. He launched the crackdown after taking office in June and police have reported ...

CHR's Chito Gascon visits De Lima - ABS-CBN News

MANILA - Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chair Chito Gascon visited Senator Leila de Lima, who he described as "in high spirits" despite being detained at the Philippine National Police custodial center in Camp Crame. He said De Lima was in good ...

Philippine president's war of words with arrested critic - Daily Mail

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's long-running acrimony with his leading critic, opposition Sen. Leila de Lima, has set off sharp verbal exchanges as they have argued over his anti-drug crackdown, which has led to more than 7,000 deaths since last ...

Senator de Lima detained in police jail, after arrest from Senate - gulfnews.com

Manila: Senator Leila De Lima was detained in a jail at the headquarters of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Metro Manila's suburban Quezon City after her arrest from the Senate for three drug-related cases.

Philippines: OMCT, the FIFDH and AI condemn the arrest of Filipino senator Leila de Lima - OMCT World Organisation Against Torture

Geneva, January 24th, 2017 – The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) and Anesty International strongly object to the arrest of Philippine Senator Leila de Lima. A former Minister ...

De Lima detained, determined to clear name - ABS-CBN News

Senator Leila De Lima listens to the arresting officer, while her warrant of arrest is read, at the Philippine Senate on Friday. Junny Roy, ABS-CBN News. MANILA - Senator Leila de Lima has been formally detained at the Custodial Center in Camp Crame ...

Opponent of Duterte's drugs war arrested in Philippines on drug charges - Reuters

MANILA A Philippine senator and staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs was in police custody on Friday following her high-profile arrest for drugs offences that she described as a vendetta that would fail to silence her. Leila de ...

Palace assures De Lima of her safety - ABS-CBN News

MANILA – Malacañang on Friday assured Senator Leila de Lima of her safety following her arrest on drug charges. De Lima, who is accused of receiving money from detained crime lords to fund her 2016 campaign, will be “treated with fairness and accorded ...

Unlike Duterte, PNoy admin never persecuted political foes: De Lima - ABS-CBN News

MANILA (UPDATED) - Embattled Senator Leila de Lima on Friday claimed that the administration of then President Benigno Aquino III never engaged in any political persecution, compared to the treatment given by the Duterte administration to its critics.

Duterte vs. De Lima: A Philippine battle over death - The Standard

Philippine Senator Leila de Lima, arrested Friday on drug trafficking charges, has waged a decade-long crusade to expose President Rodrigo Duterte as the leader of death squads that have killed thousands of people. She insists, Duterte's government has ...