Former Sen. Leila de Lima has been acquitted anew over a drug-related case that was filed against her under former President Rodrigo Duterte.
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‘De Lima should not have been jailed in the first place’
“In the first place, Sen. Leila de Lima shouldn’t be in jail over preposterous, retaliatory and baseless charges.”
Progressive groups reiterate call for release of De Lima
“The entire case against De Lima emanated from the DOJ and only the department can put a stop to this prime example of how state prosecution is being used for political persecution as in the case of so many other political prisoners.”
How senatoriables viewed the political persecution of Sen. Leila de Lima
With only two days before the nation would once again put new legislators in the Senate, let us look into the position of 23 senatoriables on the persecution of De Lima, and how they viewed Duterte’s political vendetta.
By DEE AYROSO
(A)lamat ni Leila D.
Ni MARK ANGELES Bulatlat.com ayaw pang mag-sing and dance ni leila d. give her space daw then let’s wait and see inii-scrub pa ang members ng liberal party sa listahan ng mga kumubra ng talent fee samantala, itong tukmol na bs ay sarreh nang sarreh at si mar ay laging nagpuputok ang butse reminder lang…
Dunces and dupes
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld With the usual irony was June 12 marked this year in a country hardly aware of its history. Benigno Aquino III spoke at Barasoain Church in Malolos, Bulacan, where the First Philippine Republic was inaugurated on January 23, 1899, less than a year after Emilio Aguinaldo proclaimed…
Gabriela calls for Senate review of Vienna Convention
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“The Aquino government should initiate an immediate review of all international agreements on diplomatic immunity to make sure that cases such as this will never happen again.” Rep. Emmi de Jesus, Gabriela Women’s Party
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld The battle over the impeachment of Renato Corona is being fought between the camp of Benigno Aquino III and that of Renato Corona, who is no less a politician than, say, your garden-variety congressman. Corona meets all the qualifications except one: he has never been elected, and,…
What if Justice Sereno testifies in Corona’s trial?
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star May we ever know if Supreme Court Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno can — or will — testify at the Senate impeachment trial to bolster the prosecution charge that Chief Justice Renato Corona had betrayed public trust by acting with partiality in favor of former…
Visiting Canadian church leaders link destructive mining to militarization, rights violations
By MARYA SALAMAT
The Rev. Marie-Claud Manga, pastor at Saint-Jean-sur-Richeliu, told the Philippine press in Manila that they would engage the general council of the United Church of Christ in Canada to bring these mining-related human rights violations to the Canadian Parliament.