Rodrigo Duterte Headlines

  • Philippines: Senator critical of Duterte arrested

    Senator Antonio Trillanes is detained in a move condemned as 'persecution' of opposition to President Rodrigo Duterte.

  • Arrested senator and Duterte critic: ‘Democracy lost today’

    Duterte’s fiercest critic in Congress was arrested on rebellion charges that were revived after the president revoked a 2011 amnesty for a failed coup attempt

    Washington Post
  • Second Philippine Senator Who Defied Duterte Is Arrested

    Senator Antonio Trillanes, a vocal critic of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, had been holed up in his office since the president ordered his arrest weeks ago.
  • Duterte critic arrested as 'darkness and evil' prevail in Philippines

    Antonio Trillanes IV’s amnesty over failed coup attempt revoked and charges revived Rodrigo Duterte’s fiercest critic in the Philippines congress has been arrested after the president revoked his amnesty for a failed coup attempt and revived rebellion charges against him in an unprecedented legal move. “Darkness and evil have prevailed in the country,” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said before walking out of the Senate, where he has sought refuge for weeks. He was taken by police to their...

    the Guardian
  • Philippine president's fiercest critic ordered arrested

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A court has ordered Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic in Congress arrested after the president revoked the senator's 2011 amnesty for a failed coup attempt and revived rebellion charges against him. Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV told a news conference Tuesday that he would agree to ...
  • Philippine President Duterte Arrests Critic, Ending Three-Week Showdown

    Philippines police arrested President Rodrigo Duterte’s most prominent critic, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, after a showdown that tested the limits of Mr. Duterte’s power and threw into question the country’s judicial independence.