Duterte’s crackdown gets political

The arrest of opposition Senator Leila de Lima has raised the specter of a wider clampdown on dissent in the Philippines

February 27, 2017 5:08 PM (UTC+8)
Philippine Senator Leila De Lima is pictured inside a police van after appearing at a Muntinlupa court on drug charges in Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines February 24, 2017. Photo: Erik De Castro/Reuters
Philippine Senator Leila De Lima is pictured inside a police van after appearing at a Muntinlupa court on drug charges in Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines February 24, 2017. Photo: Erik De Castro/Reuters
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