Philippine Senator Leila de Lima is escorted by the Senate's security personnel after a Regional Trial Court ordered her arrest. Photo: Reuters

‘Please pray for me’: Philippine senator who has criticised President Rodrigo Duterte arrested on drug-trafficking charges

De Lima and her supporters insist she is innocent and that Duterte orchestrated the charges to silence her as well as intimidate anyone else who may want to speak out against him or his drug war

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Philippine Senator Leila de Lima is escorted by the Senate's security personnel after a Regional Trial Court ordered her arrest. Photo: Reuters
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