Leila De Lima, Leni Robredo, Rodrigo Duterte, Sedition Case, Philippine Opposition, Democracy, Authoritarian Rule

Leila De Lima, Leni Robredo

Sedition case vs Robredo, opposition figures part of Duterte's 'authoritarian experiment' – De Lima

Detained Senator Leila de Lima believes the sedition case filed by the administration against Vice President Leni Robredo and her allies is 'a cog in [the] game plan to silence' democratic opposition

25.8.2019

Detained Senator Leila de Lima believes the sedition case filed by the administration against Vice President Leni Robredo and her allies is 'a cog in [the] game plan to silence' democratic opposition

Detained Senator Leila de Lima believes the sedition case filed by the administration against Vice President Leni Robredo and her allies is 'a cog in [the] game plan to silence' democratic opposition

MANILA, Philippines – Detained senator Leila de Lima said on Sunday, August 25, that the sedition case filed against fellow opposition figures that include Vice President Leni Robredo is part of a “bigger authoritarian experiment” of President Rodrigo Duterte and his allies.



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As de Lima turns 60, family wishes for her freedomThe family of Senator Leila de Lima also hopes the Senate would adopt the resolution that would allow her to join legislative proceedings via teleconferencing.

ASEAN lawmakers: Free De Lima, drop charges vs oppositionThe ASEAN legislators also lament the sedition charges filed against Vice President Leni Robredo and key opposition figures in the Philippines.

Documented bad behavior disqualifies Sanchez from parole or pardon – de LimaOpposition Senator Leila de Lima said the documented bad behavior of rapist and murderer Antonio Sanchez militates against his possible release from the national penitentiary through parole or pardon.

De Lima to have 'reunion' with family, friends on 3rd birthday in detention’It will be a simple gathering to express my gratitude to the people who have unfailingly vouched for my innocence and joined my fight for truth, justice, and freedom since Day 1,’ says the senator who turns 60 on August 27.

ASEAN lawmakers: Free De Lima, drop charges vs oppositionThe ASEAN legislators also lament the sedition charges filed against Vice President Leni Robredo and key opposition figures in the Philippines.

Robredo dubs as ‘unusual’ proposed hike in Duterte’s confidential, intelligence funds in 2020Vice President Leni Robredo said on Sunday the Filipino people deserve to know the reason behind the unusual increase in the government’s confidential and intelligence funds that will almost be doubled in 2020.



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