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Murder charges vs Duterte 'nothing but harassment' – Palace

Dec 09, 2016 - 1:01 PM

UPDATED Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte enjoys immunity from suit while in office

'PRESIDENTIAL IMMUNITY.' Communications Assistant Secretary Ana Marie Banaag reiterates that President Rodrigo Duterte is immune from suit while in office. File photo by Toto Lozano/ Presidential Photo

Matobato files murder, kidnapping charges vs Duterte

Dec 09, 2016 - 10:26 AM

The self confessed member of the Davao Death Squad a key witness at the Senate probe into extrajudicial killings also accuses the President of committing genocide and crimes against humanity

KEY WITNESS. Self-confessed hitman Edgar matobato during the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights inquiry on the spate of extrajudicial killings and summary executions on September 16, 2016. Photo by LeAnneJazul/Rappler

Rodrigo Duterte, Leila de Lima, Antonio Carpio | 6PM wRap

Oct 11, 2016 - 10:29 PM

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De Lima to file 'test case' vs Duterte before SC

Oct 11, 2016 - 3:04 PM

UPDATED The senator who accuses President Rodrigo Duterte of blatantly abusing his power says the case will test the doctrine of presidential immunity

De Lima: We should review doctrine of presidential immunity

Sep 15, 2016 - 8:10 PM

For academic discussion Senator Leila de Lima raises a point: What if an elected president turns out to be a mass murderer serial killer or rapist? What is the remedy for the public?

The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights resumes its public inquiry on the spate of extrajudicial killings and summary executions on September 16, 2016.

House won’t send questions to Aquino on Mamasapano

Apr 07, 2015 - 12:07 PM

Lawmakers spend close to an hour arguing about whether to send questions to President Benigno Aquino III