“Former President Rodrigo Duterte along with those who conspired to bring such patently false charges against de Lima should be held accountable.”
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“We call on the courts to attend to the more pressing resolution of the cases of at least 778 political prisoners like former Sen. De Lima and our colleague Alexander Philip Abinguna, who has been detained for more than four years on trumped-up charges, instead of harassment suits by the government and its minions against activists and ordinary citizens.”
Former Sen. Leila de Lima has been acquitted anew over a drug-related case that was filed against her under former President Rodrigo Duterte.
“In the first place, Sen. Leila de Lima shouldn’t be in jail over preposterous, retaliatory and baseless charges.”
“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.”
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.
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