The European Parliament praised President Rodrigo Duterte for abandoning the bills calling for the restoration of death penalty and lowering of age of criminal responsibility from 15 to nine years old.
The chair of the European Parliament subcommittee on human rights has urged government officials to expedite the case and effect the release from jail of detained Sen. Leila de Lima.
Several members of the European Parliament have called for allowing Senator Leila de Lima, currently detained at the PNP Custodial Center for drug charges, to resume her work as senator.
Barack and Michelle Obama Tuesday launched a youth leadership summit with an accent on social service, with Britain's Prince Harry on hand.
Senator Leila de Lima said that her defenders from the European Parliament know a political persecution when they see one.
President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed the European Parliament for its "naivete" after it called for the release of Senator Leila de Lima from detention over drug-related charges.
He called them fools, and sons of bitches.
Mind your own business. Don't f*ck with us.
The Duterte government must heed the international community's call to stop impunity and violence in the country rather than merely ignoring it for supposed lack of understanding, Senator Risa Hontiveros said over the weekend.
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III has called on the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to protest the joint resolution issued by the European Parliament of the European Union (EU) expressing concern over the detention of Senator…
Undersecretary Ernesto Abella, presidential spokesman, urged the European Parliament on Friday (March 17, 2017) not to dip its fingers into the domestic affairs of the Philippines as the foreign chamber stepped up it pressure on the…
Senate Pres. Aquilino Pimentel III on Friday denounced a European Parliament report calling for the immediate release of detained Sen. Leila de Lima noting that they should “mind their own business".
Salvador Panelo, chief presidential legal counsel, slammed on Friday the European Parliament for meddling in the Philippines' drug war under the Duterte administration.
Senator Tito Sotto is fuming over the brash intrusion of the European Parliament into Philippine affairs.