Leila Magistrado de Lima (* August in Iriga City, Camarines Sur) ist eine philippinische Juristin, Hochschullehrerin und Politikerin. Leila de Lima, Senatorin der Philippinen und Symbolfigur im Kampf gegen Präsident Duterte. (Foto: Bullit Marquez/AP). Die philippinische. Warum die philippinische Senatorin Leila de Lima auf dem Inselstaat in Haft sitzt.
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De Lima said in her motion that she should be granted on the grounds that there is no evidence of conspiracy, strong evidence of her innocence, failure to prove illegal drug trade links, questionable value of testimonies, and that is she not a flight risk.
De Lima was accused of demanding P30 million and 4 vehicles for her senatorial bid from high-profile prisoner Peter Co when she was justice secretary.
Department of Justice prosecutors argued that a certain Jose Adrian "Jad" Dera facilitated the deal, whom the former claimed as De Lima's nephew.
De Lima's alleged violation was conspiracy in relation to Section 5 which penalizes the "sale, trading, administration, dispensation, delivery, distribution and transportation of illegal drugs" and Section 3 jj on drug trading.
The senator's lawyer said the prosecution has failed to show a relationship between De Lima and Dera. In , De Lima maintained that she doesn't know Dera , while Dera's lawyer said the latter only used De Lima's name to gain access to the drug network in the New Bilibid Prison as a confidential police agent.
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Published Jun 16, PM. De Lima began her legal career as legal staff to Supreme Court associate justice Isagani Cruz from to De Lima joined the Philippine government in as a clerk and secretary of the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal.
In she set up her own firm, The De Lima Law Firm, and served as counsel in various election cases, most notable of which was the electoral protest of Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III in the Senate election over the 12th seat occupied by Miguel Zubiri.
She investigated the Davao death squads ,  Jovito Palparan ,  and the Maguindanao massacre. However, it would later be revealed that she was the first justice secretary to investigate the drug lords of New Bilibid Prison, running counter to the complaints filed against her.
Despite this, her arrest was made concrete with the backing of Rodrigo Duterte. On August 17, , the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte alleged that De Lima had been having an affair with her driver, Ronnie Dayan, who Duterte also alleged functioned as De Lima's collector for drug protection money when she was the Justice secretary.
He explained that he had received them from an unnamed foreign country. Justice secretary Vitaliano Aguirre called on convicted drug lords, former prison officials and police officers as prime witnesses against De Lima in the Congressional probe on illegal drug trafficking in the New Bilibid Prison.
On her privilege speech at Senate on August 2, she noted that "we cannot wage the war against drugs with blood In December , de Lima received praise from international human rights advocates and journalists for her criticism of Duterte's Drug War despite political repression against her.
De Lima turned herself in the following morning of February She has also been referred to as a 'prisoner of conscience' by numerous international human rights organizations.
On March 16, , the European Parliament condemned the wave of killings in the Philippines and called for De Lima's release. You are not responsible for what he does after you vote for him.
You are, however, responsible for letting him get away with things like this with your silence. By electing him, he has not bought your souls and conscience—on the contrary, he now owes you his accountability.
The same tactic was used by the same secretary against De Lima, which led to her arrest. The organization also called for the authorities to end unreasonable restrictions imposed on her; permit communication with her family, lawyers, staff and doctors; and allow her to undertake her role as an elected legislator and a human rights defender.
By October , de Lima released numerous statements while in prison condemning the death toll of the Philippine Drug War which has increased to 14, Filipino deaths, where a huge number were children, infants, and teenagers.
In November , de Lima was awarded the Prize for Freedom by Liberal International, becoming the second Filipino to receive the prestigious award after Corazon Aquino.
In the same month, de Lima criticized Duterte for his pivot to China, citing what happened in Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malaysia, and Cambodia, where those countries were put by China in a debt trap after accepting Chinese loans, leading to China's economic control on those countries.
On February 1, , Senator de Lima topped Asian Correspondent's list of five prominent Southeast Asian leaders and human rights defenders who are facing charges for defying the norm.
On March 3, , de Lima sought the approval of the court to let her attend the looming impeachment trial against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno , which was filed by Duterte cronies to control the judiciary.
Sereno is the first woman to hold the position. On May 28, the Muntinlupa court denied de Lima's plea to attend the law graduation of her youngest son, Vincent.
The book contained various accounts from different personalities giving their views of and conversations with de Lima while she is in prison.
Calida was one of the personalities that spearheaded de Lima's arrest. On July 25, de Lima wrote a letter expressing her dismay on the ascension of Duterte ally, former president, and convicted corrupt politician, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo , as the country's new House Speaker.
De Lima, however, added that Arroyo's rise to power via unconstitutional means has led to the rise of the country's 'true minority'.
On August 24, minority senators called on the Supreme Court to allow de Lima to be present during the ICC withdrawal case through video conference.
She is against the brutal ways propelled by the deadly Philippine Drug War. The Duterte government maintains that the motive behind her criticism against the government and the drug war was to protect herself and her accomplices from the threat this campaign poses against them.
She has been imprisoned on the basis of testimonies of convicted drug lords who were not included in the government's drug charges against her and who were promised executive clemency by Duterte officials.
De Lima has said that 'poverty is the greatest injustice among Filipinos', however, acknowledged that in reality, poverty cannot be totally eradicated, but through education, it can be reduced.
She also stated that she aims to spearhead a law that would give free education, especially to the children of farmers.
De Lima supported the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act in the Senate, despite not being able to vote for it as she was imprisoned and barred by the Duterte administration.
In June , De Lima called on the Philippines Senate to investigate alleged reports that the Philippine National Police was "red-tagging" progressive groups through its official social media accounts.
She said such moves were clearly intended to suppress legitimate forms of dissent and protest, as well as undermine the country's democratic institutions during the COVID pandemic.
She is also in favor of the Paris Agreement , especially since the Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world when it comes to climate change.
De Lima supports the strong strategic partnership of the United States and the Philippines, calling the Supreme Court's favorable ruling on EDCA as a "much needed boost" to the country's armed forces modernization.
In the disputes of the Philippines with China, specifically the West Philippine Sea, she believes that the best tactic of the Philippines is through the international courts and diplomacy and to push the Hague tribunal ruling as it favors the Philippines.
For the Philippine Rise issue, De Lima reiterates that the territory is within Philippine jurisdiction as it was handed down by an international court to the Philippines back in De Lima was one of the few personalities in government who continued to back the Bangsamoro Basic Law as she believed that Muslim Filipinos have the right to be given such legislation, despite the odds against its passage.
She defended the constitutionality of the Bangsamoro Basic Law against anti-Muslim personalities.
On February 22, , senator Leila de Lima announced that she shall launch an e-book, entitled, " Dispatches from Crame I " on February 23, a day before the anniversary of her incarceration.2/23/ · MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch ordered the arrest of Senator Leila de Lima on Thursday, February 23, over one of 3 . 6/16/ · Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 16) — Senator Leila de Lima filed a motion for bail Monday, saying the evidence against her was nothing but . 6/16/ · Senator Leila de Lima says the government has not produced enough evidence in one of the 3 cases vs her. De Lima files for bail after 3 years in detention. Jun 16, PM michel-toussaint.com: Aika Rey.