Senator Risa Hontiveros cried foul over the most recent vicious “fake news” marketing campaign in opposition to her the place she was depicted as a sympathizer of the Maute group.
“Nothing is father from the truth,” the senator stated in an announcement issued Thursday.
The faux information merchandise quoted her as saying that Muslim insurgents are “the epitome of courage and resilience” and other people needs to be “inspired of what they are doing.”
“The Maute group is a terrorist group. It is an enemy of peace and development particularly the people of Mindanao. What they did to Marawi is a terrorist act that must be condemned by all,” Hontiveros stated in dispelling the faux information merchandise.
The senator stated she stays assured that the Armed Forces of the Philippines will defeat these terrorists and maintain them accountable for all their actions.
“We will do it without losing our sense of humanity and love for democracy,” she stated.
Hontiveros has been the topic of quite a few faux information, together with one edited photograph supposedly displaying her “holding hands while walking” with colleague and political ally Senator Francis Pangilinan as they emerged from the detention cell of Senator Leila de Lima in Camp Crame.