After almost 30 years, Otto de Vries, a Dutch lay missionary to the Philippines left the country Monday night, May 3.
Day: May 3, 2021
Alliance of Contractual Employees (ACE) UP said it welcomes the “small victory” but considers the current count of reinstated guards “too few” considering the number of guards who were displaced.
Ang Pahayagang Plaridel expressed that BayLayn 2021 is aimed at honing and expanding the awareness of student journalists in the country by discussing issues related to critical and active journalism.
On World Press Freedom Day, Filipino journos press for Frenchie Mae Cumpio’s freedom, junking of Anti-Terror Law
“But even if we mark World Press Freedom Day with many reasons to be fearful, we mark it also with hope, knowing that there are many of us still working each day to gather facts and shine a little light on what is happening in the country and on what isn’t.”
“Media freedom is not an isolated element,” Bangladeshi lawyer Irene Khan, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, said. “Freedom of expression has to be seen in the context of freedom of association and freedom of assembly. Civil society and media freedom are absolutely integrated.”
By DEE AYROSO