“The government’s view is: if you don’t want to be red-tagged then you need to condemn certain parties, which isn’t what a journalist does.”
The NUJP reminded state security forces forces that “ their mandate is to preserve and protect democracy, along with all the rights and freedoms that go with it, not stifle.”
Mabining Mandirigma provides its audience a new image of Apolinario Mabini, as well as a striking realization that, although cliche, history does repeat itself.
Although this law has been amended by Republic Act no. 10640 in 2014, journalists are still being pressured into signing their names as witnesses in anti-drug operations, sometimes even without them actually witnessing the operation, in exchange for the information they would need for their stories.
“I represent, not only the lumads and the indigenous peoples, but all the humble citizens of the country.”
Church people, human rights groups, workers unions, and organizations from all political spectrum banded together to announce the launch of the United People’s SONA, the people’s counterpoint to the presidential State of the Nation Address (SONA) happening this June 22.
“We need to speak up and say what really happened, they [officers accused] should be held accountable for the offenses they have made.”
Former PTV cameraman, Reymund Paciol, was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in front of his house in Tagum City, June 30.
“If companies and corporations are truly supporters of the community, they should be against ‘contractualization,’ a thing that has been plaguing LGBT members currently under the working sector.”
“What they did made me like a criminal. They took my mugshot, my fingerprint…I could not just let it be,” — Margarita Valle
“All these are patent acts of tyranny, and we urge our fellow journalists, human rights advocates, and the public to continue resisting these abuses.”