Rappler's latest stories on inciting to sedition cases
On Wednesday, February 19, Rappler catches up with former senator Antonio Trillanes IV who has just paid bail anew for conspiracy to commit sedition
The former senator says he is prepared to go to jail once more. 'Ito na yung landas na pinili naming gampanan.'
The flip-flopping Peter Joemel Advincula, alias Bikoy, is the sole witness for now, but he is also charged with conspiracy to commit sedition
How exactly did the prosecutors arrive at that conclusion? And why is Trillanes cleared of sedition but charged with conspiracy to commit sedition?
'We will not be discouraged,' say the 4 bishops who vowed to continue serving their flock despite the sedition complaint filed against them
Holding Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra to his assurance of a fair process, Vice President Leni Robredo asks the Department of Justice to defer the submission of her counter-affidavit until the CIDG produces evidence against her
Ecumenical Bishops Forum and Isaiah Ministry say the actions of the Duterte administration against critics show his steady move towards violent repression and total dictatorship
'The government is for all and not just those who agree with the policies of the administration,' say the presidents of 14 De La Salle schools and universities along with De La Salle Philippines CEO Edgar Chua
'This is clearly politically motivated,' says the Vice President's spokesperson Barry Gutierrez of the sedition complaint
'Hindi ba sila nag-verify, para hindi naman sila napapahiya?' Vice President Leni Robredo asks
(3rd UPDATE) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra immediately forms a panel to investigate the complaint
In charging a webmaster with inciting to sedition, the justice department cites a case from 1951. Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has also been charged twice.
(3rd UPDATE) The information is filed on Tuesday, May 7, before the Parañaque Regional Trial Court
(UPDATED) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says Rodel Jayme may also face a child abuse complaint since President Rodrigo Duterte's 15-year-old daughter Kitty was mentioned in the videos