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Prosecutor junks libel complaint vs Maria Ressa, reporter Rambo Talabong

Nov 19, 2019 - 3:01 PM

A public official should not be onion-skinned, writes Quezon City Assistant City Prosecutor Arnel Pabellar, quoting the Supreme Court

LIBEL CASE JUNKED. DAR Secretary John Castriciones is a former undersecretary of the DILG. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

DOJ says no malice in tagging Garin in Dengvaxia ‘mafia,’ junks libel complaint

Oct 17, 2018 - 5:16 PM

The justice department said that the accusers are acting ‘out of the sense of justice’ in tagging Garin in a DOH ‘mafia involved in plundering public funds’

NO BASIS FOR LIBEL. The Department of Justice junks the libel complaints filed by former health secretary Janette Garin against health officials who made statements against her. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Paolo Duterte files second libel complaint vs Trillanes

Sep 19, 2018 - 8:40 PM

In a span of two weeks, President Rodrigo Duterte's eldest son files two libel complaints against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

Photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

Rappler's Maria Ressa appears at DOJ over cyber libel complaint

Apr 24, 2018 - 4:16 PM

(UPDATED) Rappler CEO Maria Ressa appears before Department of Justice prosecutors a day ahead of the filing of her counter-affidavit, as she would be in Seoul on Wednesday to participate in a forum on the state of press freedom around the world

RAPPLER CEO. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa appears before the Department of Justice on April 24, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Garin, 7 officials file libel complaint vs ‘DOH mafia’ accuser

Feb 23, 2018 - 4:58 PM

(UPDATED) Physician Francis Cruz, the whistleblower of the VACC, faces several libel complaints from health officials he accused of benefiting from the Dengvaxia mess

THE ACCUSED. Dr Francis Cruz, who now faces a libel complaint, faced senators probing the Dengvaxia controversy on December 13, 2017. Screenshot by Rappler

‘DOH mafia’ accuser faces libel complaint

Feb 19, 2018 - 5:56 PM

PCMC executive director Julius Lecciones files the libel complaint against physician Francis Cruz, who claims a mafia-like group operates in the DOH

THE ACCUSED. Dr Francis Cruz, who now faces a libel complaint, faced senators probing the Dengvaxia controversy on December 13, 2017. Screenshot by Rappler

Rappler answers cyber libel complaint at NBI

Feb 01, 2018 - 12:23 PM

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa asks the National Bureau of Investigation to stop the investigation for lack of legal basis

Atty Gemo files a counter-affidavit for the cyber libel complaint against Rappler's Maria Ressa and Reynaldo Santos at the NBI cybercrime office on February 1, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

How cyber libel complaint versus Rappler can endanger the press

Jan 23, 2018 - 5:36 PM

This means any previous libel case 'can be reopened' if the story concerned remains online, warns Rappler CEO Maria Ressa

NBI: Rappler can be liable for cyber libel despite non-retroactive law

Jan 19, 2018 - 2:12 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation's cybercrime chief believes that the theory of continuous publication applies to the case of Rappler

CYBERCRIME. NBI Cybercrime Division Chief Manuel Antonio Eduarte speaks to reporters on January 19, 2018, a day after subpoenas for a cyber libel complaint were served to Rappler. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

DILG official files libel complaint vs Rappler reporter

Nov 23, 2017 - 2:08 PM

Castriciones was among 3 undersecretaries whom DILG officials and employees anonymously asked to be sacked by President Rodrigo Duterte

COMPLAINANT. John Castriciones was appointed to oversee the DILG's operations. Photo from Castriciones' Facebook account

Menorca slams 'clear pattern' in libel complaints against him

Mar 04, 2016 - 6:57 PM

The former evangelical worker says he was informed of another libel complaint against him – but maintains he has yet to receive a copy of the complaint

LIBEL COMPLAINTS. Ex-Iglesia ni Cristo minister Lowell Menorca listens to an investigator as he read the warrant of arrest on January 20, 2016. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Prosecutor junks Napoles' libel complaint vs Rappler reporter

Jan 18, 2016 - 2:55 PM

The stories on Jeane Napoles lavish lifestyle written by Rappler s Natashya Gutierrez were neither defamatory nor malicious the Taguig prosecutor s office says

LAVISH LIFESTYLE. In 2013, Janet Lim-Napoles sued Rappler reporter Natashya Gutierrez and 6 others for their reports on the lavish lifestyle and luxurious property of her daughter, Jeane, in the US.

Celebrities support Liz Uy with #StoptheHate

Nov 10, 2015 - 9:15 PM

Anne Curtis and Rhian Ramos speak up about the Liz Uy s complaints against Fashion Pulis

#STOPTHEHATE. Bea Alonzo, Anne Curtis, and Bianca Gonzalez-Intal voice out their support for Liz Uy and their opinions of her complaints against Michael Sy Lim of 'Fashion Pulis.' Screengrabs from Instagram/beaalonzo/annecurtissmith/iamsuperbianca

Binay camp challenges Trillanes to reveal sources on bribery claims

Aug 06, 2015 - 5:06 PM

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV refuses to identify the reliable sources who told him about the alleged bribery of two Court of Appeals justices to favor Mayor Binay

'VALIDATION DONE.' Senator Antonio Trillanes IV vouches for the credibility of his sources but refuses to reveal their identities. File photo from Senate PRIB

Binay camp questions transfer to DOJ of libel suit vs Trillanes

Aug 05, 2015 - 9:17 PM

The Makati prosecutor inhibits from the libel complaint filed by the mayor against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and passes it on to the justice department

The camp of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay does not believe that the Department of Justice, helmed by Secretary Leila de Lima, will be impartial in handling their libel case against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. File photos from Rappler

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Aug 03, 2015 - 7:36 PM

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Junjun Binay files libel case vs Trillanes for bribery claims

Apr 14, 2015 - 1:17 PM

The Makati mayor says Senator Trillanes damaging and ruinous claims were prompted by ill will and spite with no factual basis

RELIABLE SOURCES? Senator Antonio Trillanes IV links justices to bribery. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB