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FALSE: Photo of Sarah Elago with new recruits to CPP-NPA

Jun 30, 2020 - 11:42 AM

The caption in these posts misrepresent a photo that Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago herself posted from a hike for a cause event in March 2020. Rappler has previously fact checked a misrepresented photo of Elago from the same event.

FALSE: Sarah Elago quote threatening to 'destroy children's future'

Jun 25, 2020 - 7:52 AM

Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago did not say this quote, which was already falsely attributed to her in the past

FALSE: Risa Hontiveros quote supporting Maute Group

Jun 11, 2020 - 12:47 PM

This claim has been debunked as early as 2017. Hontiveros did not make any statement in support of the Maute Group, which she tagged as terrorists.