Rappler's latest stories on red tagging
Task force spokesman Major General Antonio Parlade Jr says their job is to counter 'communist propaganda' supposedly exploiting government lapses in dealing with the pandemic
(UPDATED) The affidavit-complaint of Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate also seeks the immediate preventive suspension of Southern Luzon military chief Major General Antonio Parlade Jr
The Movement Against Tyranny is demanding a public apology from NTF-ELCAC Spokesperson and PCOO Undersecretary Lorraine Badoy for making 'condemnable' allegations against Sister Mary John Mananzan that has put the nun's 'life and liberty in peril'
'They can tap my phone, record my conversations, read my emails, hack my internet accounts, take photos and videos of anything I do for 30-60 days'
But Youth Act Now Against Tyranny Baguio says the takedown is 'too late'
(UPDATED) UPLB Chancellor Fernando Sanchez Jr defends the students who participated in a demonstration in campus and were implicated in military propaganda against progressive organizations
The post tries to link former NUJP chair Rowena 'Weng' Carranza-Paraan to the New People’s Army using a photo at a media safety training in 2013
'To be an activist does not require one to be physically present in rallies and street protests. It can be done through the formidable power of the written word.'
'Using Lorraine’s logic, practically any organization critical of the government and the status quo can be considered a terrorist front'
'It was disturbing how the army made the extreme argument that when you criticize your government, you are against it'
Activists want to be reassured that their physical, emotional, and mental well-being also matters
'I realized being an activist never really dies even when you leave the movement'
'You know it’s right to junk rice liberalization when you've encountered a farmer who won't eat with you, for fear that she might get used to eating 3 times a day'
Ibon Foundation says the red-tagging by the Duterte government is the 'first step in a much larger and more sinister agenda'
Police Major Jerry Haduca of the Mountain Province Police office extends the apology to members of people's organizations after a dialogue at the Sagada Municipal Hall also attended by local officials, military officers, and civic leaders
Ibon Foundation, a policy research group formed in 1978, says 'the public deserves the truth and to be informed about the issues that matter to them the most'
'The attempt on my life did not succeed, nor has it scared me off, as was the intention'
Threats and intimidation against progressives continue to exist. The state's guns are still trained on social activists.
'We will soon formally file a report to appropriate bodies,' says Balay Mindanaw's Kaloy Manlupig days after policemen barged into their compound and 'illegally' checked guests' belongings
The military deny that they are cracking down on progressive groups, whom they call 'communist terrorists' and whose offices they have raided in recent weeks
Among those who signed the petition are House deputy speakers Rosemarie Arenas, Evelina Escudero, and Eduardo Villanueva, as well as House Minority Leader Bienvenido Abante Jr
A Commission on Higher Education regional memorandum endorses security forces' Sulat-Kamay information campaign inside universities in the Cordillera Administrative Region
'From what we have gathered she followed all the rules,' Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta says of Quezon City Judge Cecilyn Burgos Villavert
Duterte’s kill mentality has emboldened every angry person with a gun
The Farmers Development Center also says their inclusion in the red list was meant to 'silence our advocacy' for farmers rights
'Duterte’s culture of fear ultimately comes from his own fears. If Duterte wasn’t afraid then he should have no problem with dissent.'
The PCOO, part of a national task force to 'end local communist armed conflict,' denies red-tagging progressive groups
'Anthony or any member of our family is not a communist sympathizer as portrayed by the people who want to harm and kill us,' says the lawyer's sister Andrea Trinidad
Is the writ of amparo still an effective remedy in the time of President Rodrigo Duterte?
Around 43,000 candidates are vying for nearly 18,000 local positions across the country
University president Fr. Roberto C. Yap, SJ, denounces the red-tagging incident as an orchestrated effort to intimidate faculty members and undermine its programs.
'Dozens of individuals have been targeted for extrajudicial or summary killing in the Philippines after they were labeled as communist,' says Human Rights Watch
It will not work says Makabayan regional coordinator for Southern Mindanao Ariel Casilao