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.​

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.

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.”

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: Website carries MISLEADING photo in Halili assassination story

A July 5 story by website Sulong Pilipinas…

Mystery tarps rattle Malacañang

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque last Friday…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: LP DID NOT get youth 'drunk' to join rally

A July 14 report by website philupdates.top saying…

Jasmin Salvo’s move from karaoke to operatic singing

Soprano Jasmin Salvo started singing pop songs…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pro-Duterte vlogger makes MISLEADING claim about CHR expenses in online post

​Website Federalism PH (jazznews.top) carried in…

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Story on Catholic group criticizing Fr. Robert Reyes MISLEADING

​This fake report trended on social media this…