Sunday, April 23, 2017

READ: De Lima's birthday letter to Robredo

Manila, Philippines- Liberal Party (LP)senator Leila De Lima sent her birthday greetings to Vice President Leni Robredo through a handwritten note sent from her detention.

In her letter, De Lima thanked Robredo for not giving up her principles, for living with compassion and respect for human rights.

"On behalf of the Filipino people, I thank you for tirelessly working on your advocacies and serving the country, for standing firm in your principles, and living with compassion and respect for human rights," De Lima wrote.

"Pilit man ng ilan na siraan ka at ang pangalan ni Jesse dahil sa kanilang pansariling interes, hinding-hindi sila magtatagumpay," she added.

photo from De Lima's Twitter account

The Vice President celebrated her 52nd birthday yesterday, April 23. 

On her special day, Robredo's office said that she celebrated with her daughters at their home in Quezon City. 

Other allies from LP also sent their birthday greetings and support to Robredo who is facing criticism and ouster threat from netizens and Filipinos across the country.