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.

Caloocan communities rise up vs Tokhang as killings continue

The number of drug-related killings in Caloocan is…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Quiboloy DID NOT say he ‘can’t stop’ novel coronavirus because he ‘can’t speak Chinese’

The televangelist has said no such thing.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Photo of ‘1,000’ Japanese medical volunteers heading to Wuhan NOT TRUE

It's over 11 years old.

After 5-day absence, Duterte surfaces as a medical expert and seer

Fresh from his five-day mysterious disappearance,…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video of bats, snakes, other animals sold at ‘Wuhan’ wet market NOT TRUE; it’s in Indonesia

It's two different clips, both showing Indonesian…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story on Jack Ma giving US5M to ‘Pinoy student’ who invented ‘coronavirus vaccine’ NOT TRUE

This post is false. Don't believe it.