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LIST: False claims of Juan Ponce Enrile on Martial Law

Former Marcos defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile, the architect and implementor of Martial Law, also wrongly claims that there were no massacres during that time

Former Marcos defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile, the architect and implementor of ...

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LIST: False claims of Juan Ponce Enrile on Martial Law

Many individuals have come forward to share their stories of being arrested and tortured ...

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FALSE: 'Only one executed,' 'none arrested' under Marcos' Martial Law – Enrile

(UPDATED) There were at least two massacres reported during that period. Both happened in ...

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FALSE: 'No massacres' during Martial Law

(UPDATED) While the DSWD is indeed preparing relief goods ahead of Typhoon Ompong's ...

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MISLEADING: Photo of 'Typhoon Ompong relief operations'

The President makes the claim in an interview with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel ...

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Misleading: Duterte ‘did not sign order’ to arrest critics

President Duterte holds a one-and-a-half-hour tête-à-tête with Chief Presidential ...

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LIST: False claims of Duterte, Panelo about legal issues on Trillanes amnesty

President Aquino granted the amnesty through Proclamation Number 75. The defense ...

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FALSE: Duterte says Gazmin 'didn't have authority to give Trillanes amnesty'

The lawmaker is still under the Senate's custody as of posting time

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HOAX: Trillanes arrested on September 4

The photo is fabricated. The original one contains a quote about the passage of the ...

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HOAX: Risa Hontiveros 'quote' on kidnapping