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By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Journalists’ and media advocacy groups marked World Press Freedom Day on May 3 this year as in the past years. But as if by agreement, they avoided the word “celebrated,” echoing a National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) statement marking the occasion in 2010 that…

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“The eyes of the whole world are on the Philippines because of this crime and especially because until now, there is no justice and the killings, enforced disappearances and other human rights violations continue.” – Nestor Burgos, National Union of Journalists of the Philippines

Sidebar: Groups laud filing of case vs Arroyo for Ampatuan massacre

Media Release May 28, 2011 The Department of Justice’s Regional Prosecution Office (RPO)-10 has thrown out a complaint filed by four former media workers against Camiguin Island Governor Jurdin Jesus Romualdo. The complaint, which stemmed from a mauling incident a day before the May 10, 2010 National and Local Elections allegedly involving Romualdo and his…


A photo exhibit on the Ampatuan massacre on November 23, 2009, that claimed the lives of 58 individuals, including 32 journalists, has been mounted at the North Wing lobby of the Batasan complex. It is organized by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines and the Philippine Center for Photojournalism (PCJ), in coordination with the office of Deputy House Speaker Erin Tañada. (Text and photos by RONALYN V. OLEA / Bulatlat.com)

By RONALYN V. OLEA
The families of journalists Dennis Cuesta, Maricel Vigo, Juan Pala, Fernando Lintuan, and William Yap Yu said that the Philippine government violated the right to life of their loved ones under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The Philippines is a signatory to the ICCPR. They filed the complaint on March 4.

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Media organizations here and abroad have raised alarm over the possibility that one of the suspects in the Ampatuan massacre would be released from detention. The gruesome Ampatuan massacre on Nov. 23, 2009 claimed the lives of 58 individuals, including 32 journalists and media workers. It has been…

Statement February 21, 2011 Once again, President Benigno Aquino III has shown a penchant he shares with a number of past leaders: shooting the messenger instead of looking at why the messages seem to be getting worse over time. It is deplorable that this president, who promised a regime of good governance and respect for…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com   MANILA — The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemned the harassment of members of progressive media outfit Tudla Productions Group Inc. by the local police during the January 25 demolition of an urban poor community in barangay (village) Corazon de Jesus, San Juan City.   Godson…