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Philippine court acquits top critic of ex-President’s “war on drugs”

Philippine police escort Leila de Lima, a senator detained on drug charges, on her way to a local court to face an obstruction of justice complaint in Quezon city, metro Manila, Philippines on 13th March 2017.

Manila, PhilippinesReuters A Philippine court on Friday acquitted former senator Leila De Lima, one of the fiercest critics of ex-President Rodrigo Duterte, of a criminal charge stemming from allegations that as a cabinet minister she received money from drug dealers. De Lima, 63, has been in detention for the past six years and despite her […]