[From the web] Outspoken Senator Arbitrarily Detained Two Years, Drop Politically Motivated Charges against Leila de Lima -HRW

Outspoken Senator Arbitrarily Detained Two Years Drop Politically Motivated Charges against Leila de Lima The Philippine government should drop the politically-motivated charges against Senator Leila de Lima, a prominent critic of President Rodrigo Duterte’s abusive “war on drugs,” Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and FORUM-ASIA said today. De Lima has been arbitrarily detained inside the…

[In the news] De Lima urges Duterte to ratify UN treaty on enforced disappearances -Inquirer.net

De Lima urges Duterte to ratify UN treaty on enforced disappearances MANILA, Philippines — To provide stronger mechanisms against enforced disappearances in the country, opposition Senator Leila de Lima is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to ratify the United Nations (UN) treaty on enforced disappearances. De Lima has filed Senate Resolution No. 969 which urged the…

[In the news] De Lima sees violation of Anti-Child Abuse Law by Willie’s show | The Philippine Star News Headlines

De Lima sees violation of Anti-Child Abuse Law by Willie’s show | The Philippine Star News Headlines. MANILA, Philippines –  Secretary Leila de Lima of the Department of Justice (DOJ) has weighed in on the growing outrage over Willie Revillame’s TV-5 game show that showed a six-year-old boy simulating a striptease for cash. “I’m a…