Jailed by Duterte, Philippine politician sends dire warnings on democracy from prison


Former Philippine Senator and human rights campaigner Leila de Lima, a high-profile critic of former President Rodrigo Duterte and his deadly drug war, arrives at her hearing on illegal drug charges at the Muntinlupa Trial Court in Manila on Aug. 26.

Supporters say Leila de Lima is a human rights defender still paying the price for speaking out against the abuses of the former president’s drug war.

(Image credit: Maria Salvador Tan/AFP via Getty Images)

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