April 11, 2022
The Office of the Ombudsman is reinforcing the culture of impunity by turning a cold shoulder to mounting criminal complaints against government officials red-tagging activists. This includes IBON’s complaint filed over two years ago.
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.
September 23, 2020
COMMENTARY BY SONNY AFRICA
With the government’s infrastructure budget bloating and the pork-filled 2021 budget being railroaded through Congress, every check on corrupt government officials is more urgent than ever.