Prosecutors trash 7 more cyber libel raps filed by Quiboloy group against Rappler

Rappler lawyer Theodore Te says he has so far counted 16 complaints and 50 counts of cyber-libel filed by Apollo Quiboloy’s followers against Rappler, its interviewees, and interviewees in Cagayan de Oro, Davao, Panabo, and Ozamiz cities GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – The General Santos City Prosecutor’s Office threw out seven more cyber libel complaints … Read more

Prosecutors throw out Quiboloy follower’s 7 cyber libel raps against Rappler

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – A panel of prosecutors here threw out seven cyber-libel complaints filed against Rappler Incorporated, four teams, an academic, and three former members of Davao-based religious leader Apollo Quiboloy’s Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KOJC) in connection with a series of news reports and interviews about the attacking doomsday preacher. In … 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