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I will make Duterte accountable for his wrongdoings during his six-year term.

De Lima free to seek reelection

Unjust detention for the past four years has only strengthened her resolve to fight her advocacies.

Malacañang on Wednesday said it respects the right of detained Senator Leila de Lima to seek reelection in the 2022 national elections.“Kung tatakbo po siya, that’s her right, hanggang hindi pa siya convicted with finality. Sana hindi siya ma-convict with finality… Read More

DUTERTE wants Trillanes, de Lima to be next president

Trillanes, de Lima to run in 2022 instead of Sara

 July 13, 2021

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he would rather have either one of his two staunchest critics become the next president than have his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, succeed him.In a pre-recorded public address, Duterte again expressed disapproval after his daughter… Read More

De Lima brought to hospital over possible mild stroke

Sen. Leila de Lima was brought to the hospital Saturday to undergo medical examination after two local courts where she was facing drugs raps, issued a three–day medical furlough for the senator on the petition of her doctor that she might have experienced a mild stroke.

“The senator is stable; she needs to undergo MRI [magnetic resonance imaging] and other tests to ascertain her current state of health. She is very grateful for all the prayers,” De Lima’s camp said in a statement.

The Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 256 and Muntinlupa RTC Branch 205 allowed De Lima to undergo further tests at the Manila Doctors Hospital beginning Saturday. 

De Lima has been acquitted in one of three drug cases she is facing, which she has described as trumped up charges hatched up by President Rodrigo Duterte.

DUTERTE: De Lima deserves to be in jail

DESERVED TO BE IN JAIL. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his talk to the nation in Malacañang on Monday night (April 12, 2021). He said Senator Leila de Lima deserved to be in jail since she insulted the country by allowing illegal drugs to proliferate when she was still justice secretary. (Presidential photo by King Rodriguez

PH would have been narco-politics state

 April 13, 2021

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said the Philippines would have turned into a narco-politics state had he not launched his administration’s aggressive crackdown on illegal drugs.Duterte made this declaration after lambasting detained Senator Leila de Lima for her… Read More


Court rules De Lima illegal drug case to proceed

 March 5, 2021

MANILA – The Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) denied a motion for reconsideration filed by the lawyers of jailed Senator Leila de Lima and her aide, Ronnie Dayan, to drop the drug charges against them.In a two-page order dated March 5, RTC Branch 205 Judge Liezel Aquiatan denied for lack… Read More