Tags: National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP)

NUJP calls out Tiglao’s ‘malicious, irresponsible’ red-tagging of journalists

“It is not only untrue, it also perpetuates the dangerous narrative that journalists are communists or rebel sympathizers for reporting that (which) does not parrot what the government says. It (is) also the kind of labeling that has raised concerns over how the Anti-Terrorism Act will be implemented.”

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,…