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Rappler's latest stories on political persecution


Who posted the bomb threat? Police affidavit vs anti-Duterte netizen misses crucial details

Sep 16, 2017 - 5:16 PM

The police accuse Willyn Trabajador of posting a bomb threat against President Rodrigo Duterte, but the criminal complaint they filed against her raises more questions than answers

For anti-Duterte netizen, online troll attacks turn into real world nightmare

Sep 15, 2017 - 4:30 PM

EXCLUSIVE: The Philippine National Police files a criminal complaint against Willyn Trabajador, whom they accuse of posting a bomb threat against the President's followers. But Trabajador insists her account was cloned.

De Lima: Duterte will use AMLC for political persecution

Jan 03, 2017 - 8:38 PM

The senator is opposing the measure proposed by former President and incumbent Pampanga Second District Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to remove the central bank s supervision of the anti money laundering body

TOOL FOR PERSECUTION. Senator Leila de Lima hits President Rodrigo Duterte for planning to use the AMLC as a tool to persecute the political enemies of his administration. Rappler file photo

Passport of ousted Nigeria central bank head seized

May 04, 2014 - 7:48 PM

Central bank governor Lamido Sanusi is in hot water after claiming the state owned oil form corrupted US 20 billion in public funds