3 months Revilla opposes appeals to allow de Lima to participate in Senate proceedings MB
By Vanne Terrazola Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Tuesday protested what he considered as “double standard” and “special treatment” regarding appeals to let Senator Leila de Lima to participate in Senate proceedings even while in detention. Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. (Photo from Ramon Bong Revilla, Jr. / Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) Revilla said De Lima should not be allowed to take part in legislative proceedings, as he, too, was not able to do when he was in jail. “The double standards and sense of entitlement of some people are frankly quite disheartening. When I was incarcerated due to ... more