Day: May 17, 2010

News Release May 17, 2010 Three of the seven journalists who were trapped in Camiguin from May 9 to May 11 after two of them were physically attacked allegedly by Governor Jurdin Jesus Romualdo and his supporters have reported receiving death threats. Disclaimer | What you are reading is either a press release/ statement or…

By GERMELINA LACORTE Davao Today Posted by Bulatlat.com DAVAO CITY—Twenty-three years after the ratification of the Philippine Constitution that ensured the public’s right to know, the hunt for information in the country remains a deadly game, the former chair of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines said. “Our right to information is still…

By CAMILLE ANNE DE ASIS
“Though the automation of the elections brought quite a few positive changes in the electoral system…Unfortunately, these improvements were not sufficient to break the established system of command votes, in which political leaders dictate people’s choices, and continues to thwart the true exercise of the right to suffrage,” said Salik Ibrahim of the Citizens’ Coalition for ARMM Electoral Reforms.