Senator Leila M. de Lima noted with approbation the signing into law of Republic Act No. 10951, "An Act Adjusting the Amount or Value of Property and Damage on which a Penalty is Based, and the Fines Imposed under the Revised Penal Code...," which she …Read More
The Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), under the law and existing jurisprudence, is authorized to enter into compromise agreements, according to Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon.
Drilon, a former justice secretary, made the statement in response to questions by the media as to …Read More
Sen. Bam Aquino called on Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald Dela Rosa to issue a clear and unequivocal directive to the police force not to kill unarmed suspects and to end the indiscriminate killing of minors.
"A clear, definitive directive from the top na …Read More
Senator Leila M. de Lima has welcomed ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights' (APHR) call for her release from detention as she expressed support to the group's plea to end extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in the country.
De Lima, a known human rights defender, said the support …Read More
Like a thief who suddenly becomes self-aware that the evidence of his crime is sitting in plain sight, the President is attempting to surreptitiously, yet futilely, kick dirt to cover his crime by backtracking on his constant public lashings and attacks against me.
Out of …Read More