Tags: press freedom

NutriAsia workers, supporters and journalists walk free

By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions MANILA — The 19 arrested NutriAsia strikers and supporters, including five journalists, were released from detention at about nine o’clock Wednesday morning after finally getting a clearance from the Bulacan Provincial Prosecutors’ Office. The detainees jubilantly walked out of their jail cell accompanied by their lawyers after the local…

NUJP vows to continue fighting for press freedom, labor rights

When asked about his vision for NUJP, newly elected NUJP Chairperson Nonoy Espina told Bulatlat, “Hopefully see a stronger, more united union fighting off threats to our safety and welfare. We should work not only to unite our ranks but also to align ourselves with the people, whose right to information we serve, for without them we can never win this struggle.”

Black Friday: Only the beginning

Any regime that calls itself democratic would have erred on the side of press freedom and free expression if there were any doubts about a media organization’s non-compliance with the law, or would have allowed it to make the necessary corrections. Not only are there grave doubts about the Duterte regime’s claims about Rappler news…