Rappler's latest stories on inciting to sedition
Olongapo City Regional Trial Court Branch 72 Judge Richard Paradeza junks the Department of Justice case and says that an extrajudicial confession is inadmissible. He also rules that intelligence information is not sufficient to do a warrantless arrest.
Ex-SC Spokesperson Ted Te says the NBI agents are still liable for the arbitrary detention of teacher Ronnel Mas
(UPDATED) The prosecutor says the warrantless arrest is invalid, but the defect is cured by the teacher's admission to the media
A legal assistance group questions the charges, saying the Anakpawis members were delivering food packs to residents and had a government-issued food pass
Her son, who was also arrested the same day for allegedly trying to stop the police from taking the teacher, remains in jail
(UPDATED) Frustrated that people are going hungry amid a lockdown in her city, a public school teacher vents on Facebook. She faces charges of inciting to sedition.
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?
On Tuesday, September 24, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with human rights lawyer Marlon Manuel to discuss the case and what the harassment against the opposition means to the rule of law
But Magdalo's Gary Alejano and Jonnell Sangalang file their petition with the Court of Appeals on the same day the DOJ panel wrapped up its investigation
'We will not be discouraged,' say the 4 bishops who vowed to continue serving their flock despite the sedition complaint filed against them
Chel Diokno, Erin Tañada, and Ted Te file a perjury countercharge against the CIDG officer who filed the sedition complaint. Te admits to meeting to Bikoy who wanted a legal consult.
The prosecution panel also denies OSG's request to summon Jude Sabio who wrote in a column that Trillanes tried to get him as lawyer for Bikoy
Ano ang implikasyon ng inciting to sedition complaint sa demokrasya sa Pilipinas?
On Tuesday, September 3, Rappler editor at large Marites Vitug sits down with FLAG lawyer Jun Viterbo to discuss the complaint against key members of the opposition
The prosecution panel says 'it is not within its powers to disqualify OSG from representing CIDG in these proceedings'
The Vice President also provides the Department of Justice photos and other documentation of her official events in Bulacan on March 4 – the date Peter Joemel Advincula claimed she was in Ateneo for an 'oust Duterte' meeting
The lawyers cite a Supreme Court decision from 1990 which says that the Office of the Solicitor General only participates in a criminal case when it has 'reached the appellate courts'
Marlon Manuel, Rene Saguisag, Arno Sanidad, Filibon Tacardon, Christian Monsod, Rey Robles have done public interest lawyering
'The Secretary of Justice had no legal basis to take any direct action on the matters subject of the letter-complaint,' says the Free Legal Assistance Group
The country's top lawyers, representing the respondents in the inciting to sedition complaint, bear down on the Office of the Solicitor General
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
'Alam na talagang talo na sa protesta kaya naghahanap na naman ng ibang paraan.… Hanggang sa pagsisinungaling, gagawin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
'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
The complaint stems from the press statements of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV when his amnesty was voided
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(2nd UPDATE) Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the complaints will not stop him from 'exposing' President Rodrigo Duterte and his son, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte
(UPDATED) The lawyers say they will file several complaints against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who they accused of inciting to sedition, proposing to commit coup d'etat, graft, and violating the Anti-Money Laundering Act