Senator Leila de Lima has had a running feud with Duterte. As the former head of the government’s human rights commission, she investigated Duterte’s alleged involvement in extrajudicial killings of criminals when he was mayor of southern Davao city, where he built a name for his tough crime-busting style. Photo: EPA

This Philippine senator is a vocal critic of Duterte’s drug war - and she’s been ousted from the killing inquiry she started

Senator Leila de Lima spearheaded an inquiry into the widespread killings of drug suspects

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Senator Leila de Lima has had a running feud with Duterte. As the former head of the government’s human rights commission, she investigated Duterte’s alleged involvement in extrajudicial killings of criminals when he was mayor of southern Davao city, where he built a name for his tough crime-busting style. Photo: EPA
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