Office of the Ombudsman

Ombudsman sitting on IBON red-tagging complaint for a year

February 11, 2021

The Ombudsman is becoming an enabler of the non-stop red-tagging by its failure to take action on IBON’s complaint filed a year ago. The Ombudsman should live up to its mandate and take immediate steps to hold red-tagging officials accountable.

Ombudsman’s inaction is making it a red-tagging enabler — IBON

November 2, 2020

NEWS

Action on IBON’s complaint is more urgent than ever with the issuance of the implementing rules and regulations of the controversial Anti-Terrorism Law which is facing 37 petitions against it at the Supreme Court.

IBON defies and will overcome red-tagging

February 10, 2020

IBON filed a complaint with the Office of the Ombudsman to hold government officials accountable for their malicious and baseless red-tagging of so many activists, individuals and groups especially since the creation of the so-called National Task Force to End Local Communism and Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) in 2018. We focused on red-tagging because this is […]

IBON files historic first red-tagging complaint with Ombudsman against Parlade, Badoy, Esperon

February 9, 2020

The NTF-ELCAC has launched “a rabid vilification campaign against members of civil society by arbitrarily and unjustly branding them as fronts of the CPP-NPA, which have been declared as “terrorists” by the President