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Alvarez to probe drug use in Bilibid during De Lima's time

Jul 22, 2016 - 7:01 PM

The incoming House Speaker says this should be the subject of a congressional inquiry and not the rising number of drug suspects killed since the Duterte administration took over

IN AID OF LEGISLATION. Incoming House Speaker Bebot Alvarez to file a House resolution that would investigate the Department of Justice when it was still helmed by Senator Leila de Lima.

De Lima files Senate reso to probe drug suspect killings

Jul 14, 2016 - 1:10 PM

We know all too well of the several instances of police rub outs and the number of shortcuts taken by law enforcers in the guise of legitimate self defense or defense of others says Senator Leila de Lima

WAR VS DRUGS. Police officers investigate the dead body of an alleged drug dealer, his face covered with packing tape and a placard reading "I'm a pusher", on a street in Manila on July 8, 2016. Senator Leila de Lima wants to investigate the rising number of drug suspects being killed. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Duterte’s war vs drugs has 2 faces – lawmaker

Jul 14, 2016 - 12:31 PM

Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilar Jr says past congressional probes helped the Ombudsman determine cases to be filed against erring public officials

'LET CONGRESS PROBE.' Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr defends his call for a congressional probe against drug-related extrajudicial killings on July 14. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler