Senator Risa Hontiveros lashed again to Davao City mayor Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio after the latter requested her followers and the Department of Justice if the girl senator is changing into the brand new spokesperson of the Maute terrorist group.
According to the girl senator, the tactic utilized by Inday Sara was additionally utilized by the previous President Ferdinand Marcos in opposition to his political enemies.
Hontiveros stated that the Davao City mayor accused her of encouraging riot after she stated that there’s no invasion or riot occurred in Marawi City.
“This is the same tactic used by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos against democracy defenders like Soc Rodrigo, Lorenzo Tanada and Ka Pepe Diokno,” Hontiveros stated in an announcement on Saturday.
“Even then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo resorted to this when she accused journalist Tina Panganiban Perez of abetting a rebellion when the latter was simply fulfilling her duty as a member of a free press,” She stated.
On Thursday, Inday-Sara Duterte watched the interview of senator Risa Hontiveros whereas explaining the definition of Rebellion and Invasion.
“paki clarify sakoa ni.. kay murag na siya [Hontiveros] spokesperson sa mga terrorista..[pakiexplain sa akin ito, kase parang nagiging spokesperson siya ng mga terrorista] and why is no person doing something about this???” Inday Sara stated.
Senator Hontiveros expressed her disappointment and he or she didn’t anticipated that she would hear that type of phrases to her fellow ‘woman leader’
“The Mayor and I have been friendly acquaintances for some years, and I respect her as a fellow woman leader,” Hontiveros stated.