De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima believes that Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s proposal to the Senate to

withdraw the country from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) is a “personal vendetta” against her.

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

“Arroyo’s personal vendetta against me for her detention on electoral sabotage and plunder charges is not yet over,

and is not about to end soon,” De Lima said in a statement on Friday.

She was referring to the incarceration of the former President during the term of her successor, President Benigno Aquino III.

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

De Lima said the Speaker was a “known ally” of President Duterte and would “go the extra mile to undermine any

international effort in support of [my] plight as the first prominent political prisoner of the President.”

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

Kept since 2017

The restriction representative has been confined at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Camp Crame,

Quezon City, since February 2017 on medication charges.

When she was secretary of the Department of Justice amid the Aquino organization, De Lima kept Arroyo from leaving

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

the nation for indicated restorative treatment abroad.

Arroyo had before said she would ask representatives to pull back the nation’s enrollment from the IPU.

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

She made the proposal after the IPU repeated its worry over supposed human rights infringement against De Lima and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, two savage pundits of the Duterte organization.

De Lima likewise communicated frighten over the responses to the IPU’s call by a portion of her associates.

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

Sotto and Lacson

She asked Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Sen. Panfilo Lacson to be “more responsive—rather than pompous—to the discoveries and proposals of the IPU on the political abuse of one of their partners.”

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

“As opposed to reprimand and lack of regard this global association of officials, Senators Sotto and Lacson may improve the situation to at any rate complete a savvy perusing of the IPU

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendettareports with the end goal to comprehend where the IPU is originating from,” she said.

“All things considered, individuals from the IPU, similar to Senators Sotto and Lacson, are lawmakers … who have unquestionably earned the privilege not to treated with haughtiness by their Philippine partners,” she included.

De Lima: IPU pullout Arroyo’s personal vendetta

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