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: Datos ng gobyerno pinasisinungalingan ang pahayag ni Roque tungkol sa mahinang piso

Sinabi Palace spokesperson Harry Roque na ang piso…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Ulat ni Erwin Tulfo na nagpapahiwatig na 5 senador nagsabi kay Trillanes na kumuha ng psych test walang ebidensya

Isang pahayag na ginawa noong Agosto ng…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Stephen Curry DID NOT call Filipinos 'stupid' for voting for Duterte

The same week that NBA star Stephen Curry was in…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: What PDEA data say about the PH drug situation over the years

Here’s what the PDEA reports say.

Road Board abolition in limbo; may affect road safety funding

In a highly unusual move, the bill was adopted…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Erwin Tulfo report implying 5 senators told Trillanes to take psych test UNCORROBORATED

A statement made in August by broadcaster Erwin…