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Cebu artist Bambi Beltran sues Mayor Edgar Labella, cops for rights violations

Jun 19, 2020 - 5:51 PM

Bambi Beltran files complaints against the Cebu City mayor, the Central Visayas police chief, and several Cebu cops for arresting her without a warrant and violating her rights while in their custody

COUNTERSUE. Maria Victoria 'Bambi' Beltran will file charges against Mayor Edgar Labella, who is suing her for a Facebook post. Photos from Cebu City Public Information Office and Bambi Beltran's Facebook page

Taken after midnight, cuffed to a chair: The arrest of Cebuana artist Bambi Beltran

May 22, 2020 - 11:58 AM

Cebu artist Bambi Beltran is detained for 60 hours and faces up to 18 years in prison for a sarcastic Facebook post Mayor Edgar Labella called 'fake news.' He says it's nothing personal.

Cebu artist Bambi Beltran named Deutsche Welle Freedom of Speech Award laureate

May 07, 2020 - 1:20 AM

'This recognition reaffirms my belief that the ability to express our opinion and speak freely is essential to bring about change in society,' says Beltran, who was arrested in April over a Facebook post about COVID-19

AWARDEE. Cebu artist Bambi Beltran is named a Freedom of Speech Award laureate by Deutsche Welle. Photo from Beltran's Facebook page/Image of award from DW

Human rights orgs urge gov’t to drop charges vs Cebu artist Bambi Beltran

Apr 23, 2020 - 8:11 PM

They say the government is 'misusing' COVID-19 laws on 'fake news' against critics

DROP CHARGES.  Photo from Bambi Beltran's Facebook

Cebu artist Bambi Beltran to sue Labella for violating her rights

Apr 21, 2020 - 5:04 PM

The Free Legal Assistance Group says that Beltran should not have been arrested without a warrant because there was no continuing crime

COUNTERSUE. Maria Victoria 'Bambi' Beltran will file charges against Mayor Edgar Labella, who is suing her for a Facebook post. Photos from Cebu City Public Information Office and Bambi Beltran's Facebook page

#FreeBambi: Artists call for release of Cebu film writer, actor Bambi Beltran

Apr 20, 2020 - 9:25 PM

Fellow artists come to the defense of Cebuano film writer, poet and actor Bambi Beltran after she is arrested for a Facebook post

SUPPORT. Artists tweet in support of Bambi Beltran, who was arrested by police in Cebu for a Facebook post. Photo from Bambi Beltran's Facebook

Labella on arrest of Cebu artist Bambi Beltran: ‘It’s nothing personal’

Apr 20, 2020 - 8:20 PM

Beltran is charged for violating the cybercrime law, the fake 'news' provision of the Bayanihan Heal As One Law, and the law on mandatory reporting of certain diseases

ARREST. Mayor Edgar Labella says arrest of cebu artist Bambi Beltran is 'nothing personal.' Bambi Beltran photo from Facebook page and Edgar Labella photo from Cebu City Public Information Office