ARMM Watch

Our special coverage of the 2013 polls in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, where contending political clans have been notorious for warlike tactics, fraud and election violence. VERA Files has partnered with MindaNews and iWatch.

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PHOTOS: Marawi City, 30 days of misery

Photojournalist Luis Liwanag captures Marawi City today, on the 30th day of the crisis.​

BBL without IP rights ‘genocide,’ says advocate in counter-SONA event

Leaders of various indigenous peoples (IP) groups say the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) violates their rights and will lead to their “disintegration.”

Beyond Mamasapano: Tough road still ahead for Bangsamoro peace

Mamasapano underscored the need for a lasting solution to conflict in the deadliest of areas in the country, but it also altered the course of that possible solution.

Election violence in Basilan unstopped

ISABELA, Basilan – This province recorded the most cases of election violence in the region on polling day, the Philippine National Police-Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PNP-ARMM) said.

Polls held in 87 Lanao Sur villages; election officers remain ‘missing’

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY–Elections in 87 barangays in Lanao del Sur continued today, but the problem of disappearing election officers and municipal treasurers persisted prompting the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend the voting until Wednesday.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Viral ‘national’ surveys of Senate bets on Facebook lack basis

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Gadon, kandidato para senador, mali tungkol sa 1987 charter

Ang pahayag ni Gadon ay hindi totoo; ang 1987…

Initiative to provide legal support, resources to fact-checkers launched

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How To Read Hau Chiok: 60 Years of Chinese Painting

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming Sotto exposed officials who benefited from ‘cheating’ in 2016 polls NOT TRUE

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Senate hopeful Gadon wrong on 1987 charter

He falsely claimed 1987 Constitution did not…