Philippine Senator Leila de Lima makes the sign for ‘Laban’ as she is taken into custody on drugs charges. Photo: Reuters

Unbroken: the Philippine senator opposing Duterte’s drug war, from behind bars

Senator Leila de Lima was an outspoken critic of the Philippine president’s crackdown on drugs that has killed more than 7,000 people. Now languishing in a cell on drug charges of her own, she refuses to be just another victim

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Philippine Senator Leila de Lima makes the sign for ‘Laban’ as she is taken into custody on drugs charges. Photo: Reuters
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.