De Lima drawing up ‘more detailed’ list of accusers, jailers for US Sec. of State

De Lima drawing up ‘more detailed’ list of accusers, jailers for US Sec. of State

There is no stopping opposition and detained senator Leila De Lima in her bid of making her arrest an international issue, more bigger than it is to drummed up international support for her arrest.

Following the approval of the 2020 US National Budget that included a provision wherein banning entry of Philippine officials proven to be involved in the lady senator’s “wrongful imprisonment.”

De Lima, the fiercest critic of the present administration has drafted a “more comprehensive” and “more detailed” list of Philippine government officials and personalities she believes are more responsible for her arrest and detention, according to her chief of staff.

 Opposition Senator Leila De Lima
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“I know that there is a list. I know that there is a comprehensive list being drawn up by the senator…meron pong more comprehensive, more detailed list si Senator De Lima,” lawyer Fhillip Sawali said in an interview with CNN Philippines’

“It’s quite long and very meticulous po si Senator De Lima. Each and every entry po dun, she saw to it na may justification,” he added but opted not to divulge more info regarding it.

The detained senator initially released a list of personalities whom she tagged as those who have contributed to her wrongful arrest and detention.

The list includes President Rodrigo Duterte, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo, former Presidential Communications Operations Office Assistant Sec. Mocha Uson, former House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, congressmen Rey Umali and Rudy Fariñas, and former Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.

It also includes Solicitor General Jose Calida, Public Attorneys Office chief Persida Acosta, EU-based pro-Duterte blogger Sass Rogando Sasot, pro-Duterte blogger RJ Nieto, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office board member Sandra Cam, and Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission chair Dante Jimenez.

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