Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

IFJ: Philippines ‘epicenter of impunity’ By Cong B. Corrales Five is a ludicrous number. Especially  when it refers to the years since the single deadliest attack on the Fourth Estate happened, yet justice remains elusive. Five years ago, on...

The conflict in Maguindanao THE social media and coffeeshops are abuzz with talk over President Benign S. Aquino III's admission yesterday, January 28, that there was a lack of coordination in the clash that killed more than 40 policemen in southern...

Incident single deadliest attack on journalists since the 2009 Ampatuan Massacre By Cong B. Corrales INTERNATIONAL journalists groups and freedom of expression advocates condemned the brutal shooting that killed 12 people at the editorial...

HUMAN RIGHTS, freedom of expression, and media freedom: these values remain the great unfulfilled demands of the people of Southeast Asia. Corruption, bad governance, and  impunity: these problems remain largely pervasive across the region,...

JUST AS the global media community  marked the International Day to End Impunity on Nov. 23, twin terrible assaults on freedom of expression hounded Asia this week In Vietnam, a freelance journalist had been beaten unconscious on Nov. 25 by eight...

FIFTY-EIGHT dead, five years, zero justice. This, in a nutshell, is the Ampatuan Massacre case as journalists and press freedom advocates prepare to mark the fifth anniversary of the deadliest single attack on reporters and media workers across the...

The blunders of a general ON WEDNESDAY, the Commission on Appointments conducted a hearing to confirm Army Col. Medardo Geslani’s promotion to brigadier general. However, Maguindanao Representative Zahid Mangudadatu also questioned the promotion....