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Philippine Church leaders welcome former senator’s acquittal from drug charge

The ecumenical group “One Faith. One Nation. One Voice” also welcomed the court decision, describing it as a “wonderful news”

Drug trafficking charge against Duterte critic dismissed

Despite the acquittal, she will stay in jail as her trial in the other criminal case continues

Group of Filipino clergy backs calls for release of jailed former...

De Lima’s lawyers earlier said they will file a supplemental motion for bail for her release within the month

Senator Padilla cries ‘discrimination’ over media tagging of hostage-takers as ‘Muslims’

"The word 'Muslim' should not be used to describe a person, especially if he has something to do with crime and terrorism"

Former senator De Lima praying rosary when attacked inside detention cell

Former Senator Leila de Lima was praying the Holy Rosary when attacked inside her detention cell at the Philippine National Police Custodial center in...

Rights group calls for release of De Lima following retraction of...

“Senator Leila de Lima has suffered five years in detention for an alleged crime that key witnesses now dispute”

‘My work is not done’: jailed Duterte critic runs for Senate

De Lima was one of the most vocal and powerful local critics of Duterte after he took power in 2016 and launched a deadly drug war

Senator wants to declare church in Caloocan a ‘historical site for...

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima said the church bore witness to centuries of the Filipino people's triumphs and struggles

Franciscan nuns call for release of jailed Philippine senator

“To date no damning evidence has been found to link her to the drug trade. And yet she remains in prison,” read a statement from the nuns

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