Fact Check

VERA Files tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. Guided by the code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter, a global alliance of fact-checkers committed to advance accountability journalism. This project is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Are there EU countries with death penalty?

The president says there are EU countries with…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte changes stand on same-sex marriage

​President Rodrigo Duterte earlier this month said…

Alternative facts: Is that so? A forum for the International Fact-checking Day

Join us at the UP College of Mass Communication…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Then and now: How these lawmakers stand on the death penalty

Have these lawmakers stuck to or changed their…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Has the drug war resulted in 7,000 to 8,000 deaths?

First, it was 7,000. Now, the disputed body count…