Complaints filed against red-tagger Lorraine Badoy

MANILA, Philippines – Communications Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy has been one of the most constant faces of President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on dissent throughout his administration. Badoy, who is also the spokesperson for the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), has often targeted and targeted human rights defenders by alleging they are … Read more

Rappler answers a dozen cyber libel complaints from Quiboloy workers

In counter-affidavits, Rappler and its assertion that their stories were based on interviews and first person accounts. ‘That is essentially what a journalist does…there is nothing defamatory there,’ asserts lawyer Ted Te. MANILA, Philippines – Rappler has submitted counter-affidavits to the Office of the City Prosecutor in Davao City denying accusations of cyber libel against … Read more