January 25, 2024
The effectiveness of IBON’s information and education work is critically dependent on the credibility of its research and analysis. The government’s red-tagging of IBON is attempting to undermine this credibility not just among the general public but among the specific governmental, civil society, school and private sector circles that we work in.
September 11, 2023
February 10, 2023
The Ombudsman has become an enabler of red-tagging in failing to take any meaningful action on the administrative complaint IBON filed against government officials three years ago.
May 20, 2022
It is delusional and malicious to say that these simple capacity-building activities are organized by the Central Committee of the CPP through Arao as alleged
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.
November 18, 2020
The public has justifiably criticized the administration because it has revealed itself as anti-people. Yet, instead of listening to the demands of the people, President Duterte and his clique are using authoritarian rule to suppress all kinds of dissent.
November 18, 2020
Progressive ideas will be tolerated if spoken from armchairs or as rhetoric in speeches and policymaking. But red flags are raised when these ideas are connected to each other and, especially, when they’re borne by the organized power of politicized Filipinos in a mass movement for change.