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Philippine Senator Leila De Lima gestures to supporters from inside a police bus after her arraignment.Rolex Dela Pena—EPA/REX/Shutterstock
Philippine Senator Leila De Lima gestures to supporters from inside a police bus after her arraignment., Rolex Dela Pena—EPA/REX/Shutterstock
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Leila de Lima

  • Title
    Senator
  • Affiliation
    Philippines

President Rodrigo Duterte’s hard-line policies against drug dealers are polarizing globally, but in the Philippines they’ve faced little dissent. De Lima, who headed a committee investigating hundreds of extrajudicial killings under Duterte’s leadership, has been a noble exception. Last February she was arrested and jailed for as-yet-untried crimes, but imprisonment hasn’t stopped the firebrand from continuing to speak out publicly.

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