MVRS Publication vs. Islamic Da’wah Council

Facts The Islamic Dawah Council of the Ph (IDCP), a local federation of 70 Muslim organizations, filed a class suit in behalf of Muslim members nationwide against MVRS Publications et al in RTC Manila. The complaint arose from an article in Bulgar in August of 1992 stating that the reason why Muslims don’t eat pork […]

Newsweek vs. IAC

Facts In 1981, the respondent association of sugarcane planters filed a class suit in representation of 8,500 members alleging libel against Newsweek Inc., and two of its reporters. Newsweek is a foreign company licensed to do business in the Philippines. This is in connection with their article “An Island of Fear” which portrayed the province […]