Sen. de Lima Belies Charge of Non-Vetting of Witness

Sen. Leila de Lima rejected the claim and observation of Sens. Alan Cayetano and Panfilo Lacson Jr. that she failed to vet the key witness to the senate hearing on extra judicial killings. The witness directly linked President Rodrigo Duterte to the Davao death squad. The senator explained that, as head of the Commission on Human Rights during the Arroyo administration, she has been vetting the witness since 2009. This has allowed…

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