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[OPINION] Lesson from prison: How political persecution keeps the ideals of democracy alive

Feb 24, 2018 - 7:18 AM

You cannot kill or jail an idea. By persecuting the messenger, you strengthen it.

'Duterte is a murderer' – De Lima

Dec 08, 2016 - 2:10 PM

Duterte s admission seals his fate as the Father of all EJKs says Senator Leila de Lima citing the President s pledge to protect cops tagged in the murder of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr

DE LIMA VS DUTERTE. Senator Leila de Lima calls President Rodrigo Duterte as the 'Father of EJKs' in the country. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Dick Gordon, Leila de Lima, Severe Tropical Storm Karen | 6PM wRap

Oct 14, 2016 - 8:54 PM

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De Lima: 'I'm not a slut, I never betrayed my country'

Oct 14, 2016 - 2:36 PM

Yes I made mistakes and when I do make mistakes in my personal life I pick up the pieces and move on But never did I betray my country says embattled Senator Leila de Lima

FIGHTING BACK. Senator Leila de Lima fights back at her critics led by President Rodrigo Duterte, who have alleged her involvement in illegal drugs. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rodrigo Duterte, Leila de Lima, Antonio Carpio | 6PM wRap

Oct 11, 2016 - 10:29 PM

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De Lima to file 'test case' vs Duterte before SC

Oct 11, 2016 - 3:04 PM

UPDATED The senator who accuses President Rodrigo Duterte of blatantly abusing his power says the case will test the doctrine of presidential immunity

The public trial of Leila de Lima

Oct 05, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Rappler lists down all the accusations made against Senator Leila de Lima in the past 3 months and her responses

UNDER SCRUTINY. In the past weeks, one accusation after another another have been thrown at Senator Leila De Lima, the fiercest critic of President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Emotional De Lima dares Duterte: 'Arrest me now! I'll wait for you'

Sep 28, 2016 - 12:56 PM

Senator Leila de Lima reiterates that the allegations against her have been fabricated by President Rodrigo Duterte and his men who are cowards fools liars

ARREST ME NOW. Senator Leila De Lima challenges President Rodrigo Duterte to arrest her immediately, saying it is what the President wants, after all.

De Lima hits 'Poong Duterte:' All dictatorships end

Sep 20, 2016 - 5:19 PM

Kapag hindi ka sumamba kay Poong Duterte ikaw ay adik dahil adik lang ang hindi sumasamba kay Poong Duterte says Senator Leila De Lima in her privilege speech

POONG DUTERTE. Senator Leila De Lima warns President Duterte and those in power now that all dictatorships have an ending.

Duterte vs De Lima, Mindanao railway project, Ryan Lochte | 12PM wRap

Aug 19, 2016 - 1:15 PM

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Duterte vs De Lima, PH economy, Olympics | 6PM wRap

Aug 18, 2016 - 7:42 PM

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Duterte suffers backlash over personal attacks on De Lima

Aug 18, 2016 - 6:26 PM

Defenders of the senator air their support on social media with many saying that she should continue the fight against extrajudicial killings

FULL STATEMENT: De Lima responds to Duterte's attack

Aug 18, 2016 - 11:24 AM

Pangulo po kayo Senador lamang po ako Patas na laban lamang po ang aking hinihingi Senator Leila de Lima tells President Rodrigo Duterte

RESPONSE TO DUTERTE. Senator Leila de Lima says she won't back down from the Senate probe into alleged extrajudicial killings in the war on drugs, during a news conference on August 18, 2016. Photo by Alex Nueva Espana/PRIB

De Lima hits back: Duterte 'abuses, misuses' power

Aug 18, 2016 - 11:10 AM

I don t think the Constitution has ever contemplated such abuse of power on such scale as it assumes every President to conduct himself in a manner befitting the office he holds It seems that this is not the case for this President says the senator

ABUSE. Senator Leila De Lima hits back at President Rodrigo Duterte after his attacks against her. De Lima says Duterte's act is a clear abuse and misuse of executive power. File photo by Senate PRIB