Sen. de Lima Believes Duterte Behind Her Ouster as Senate Justice Committee Chairman

Sen. Leila de Lima said that she has no doubt that President Rodrigo Duterte is behind her removal as head of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights. The senator was leading an investigation on extra judicial killings and had presented a witness linking Duterte to the Davao Death Squad. Sen. Alan Cayetano initially delivered a speech against de Lima, with Sen. Manny Pacquiao following up by moving to declare the committee vacant. The senate later voted 16-4 affirming the motion, with Sen. Richard Gordon tasked…

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