De Lima urges colleagues to support bill protecting rights of abandoned child

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has urged her colleagues to help push for the passage of the bill promoting the rights of and providing greater protections to deserted or abandoned children with unknown parents also called as “foundlings” to help them grow and be productive citizens of the country. In her sponsorship speech of […]

De Lima’s persecution a way for Duterte to demonstrate his regime’s power – Bello

Former Rep. Walden Bello has stressed that the aim of Mr. Duterte’s persecution of and unrelenting attacks against Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima is to demonstrate his regime’s power to do anything it wanted and communicate that resistance was futile. In his talk during the Malaya webinar on political prisoners in the Philippines held […]

De Lima reminds Duterte: Community pantries exist to fill the gaps in government response

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has criticized Mr. Duterte’s remark that the Filipino public should wait for government aid instead of depending on community pantries for food and other necessities. De Lima, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development, reminded Duterte that community pantries would not have sprouted in […]

De Lima on medical furlough at Manila Doctor’s Hospital

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has arrived at the Manila Doctor’s Hospital today (April 24) to undergo a medical examination, as recommended by her physician after she experienced bouts of headaches and persistent generalized weakness. De Lima, whose emergency medical furlough was granted by the two Muntinlupa courts handling her trumped-up drug charges, stated […]

De Lima urges youth to use their voices, talent to stand up against injustice

Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima thanked the young debaters and public speakers within and outside Bicol for joining her in her causes and expressing solidarity with her fight for justice and human rights by participating in the 1st online Bicol-wide public speaking workshop and competition dubbed as “Leila de Lima Cup” yesterday (March 27). […]