Court issues warrant of arrest vs. Niña Mabatid 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A warrant of arrest has been issued against former Cebu City Councilor Prisca Niña Mabatid for two counts of cyberlibel. These stemmed from complaints filed by Cebuano actor Richard Yap, who was one…

After Ressa’s conviction, health workers fear cyberlibel for criticizing gov’t on social media

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 06/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines – With the conviction of Rappler chief executive officer Maria Ressa, members of the Alliance of Health Workers (AHW) are now asking whether frontliners who criticize government policies on social media could also be sued…

San Fernando resident denies posting defamatory statements, ‘drug list’ on Facebook

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A resident of San Fernando was arrested for allegedly creating several dummy accounts on Facebook to publish defamatory statements against citizens in the town. Armed with an arrest warrant issued by Judge Ramon Daomilas…

Osmeña files cyber libel complaint against Alcover over ‘fake’ social media post

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña today lodged criminal and administrative charges against Cebu City Councilor Pastor “Jun” Alcover Jr. for allegedly spreadking a fake post about the mayor. Osmeña filed the administrative and…

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