By DEE AYROSO
Tags: media killings in the philippines
‘Finding a common ground’ | Philippine national roadmap for journalist safety launched
Nonoy Espina of the NUJP called on state security forces to understand what media do — that they are being critical not just because it wants to but because it needs to as the fourth estate.
Statement on the Death of Journalist Desiderio ‘Jessie’ Camangyan
It’s a shame for Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo that she will exit the presidency with yet another killing of a journalist in Mindanao, that of Mati City broadcaster Desiderio ‘Jessie’ Camangyan. Her legacy, indeed, is the legacy of impunity. Camangyan’s death shows how the culture of impunity, which Arroyo thrived on to cling to power, has been…
The Human Rights Summit: Will It Put a Stop to the Killings?
Even though it was hailed by various sectors in society as historic and unprecedented, human rights advocates doubted if the human rights summit initiated by the Supreme Court would be enough to curb the festering problems of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances. BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Vol. VII, No. 24, July 22-28,…
IFJ declares int’l day of action for Filipino press safety
Members of the media in Baguio City wore black T-shirts as their contribution to the nationally- coordinated observation of the international day of protest against media killings in the country. BY KIM QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat BAGUIO CITY (246 kms. North of Manila) – Members of the media here wore black T-shirts on…