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GOT A DATE on Valentine's Day? Or even, got time for friends in the next five nights? Allow us say thank you and let's celebrate the week together in fun but thoughtful conversation and interaction on press freedom, freedom of information, and...

The PCIJ Project for Innovation in Storytelling (The PCIJ Story Project for short) will provide grants, initially from P15,000 up to P75,000, for projects that document or expose abuse, negligence, or wrongdoing in the following subject areas: •...

STATEMENT OF THE RIGHT TO KNOW, RIGHT NOW! COALITION THE ISSUANCE on July 23, 2016 of Executive Order No. 2 on Freedom of Information drew support from the Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition as a signal of the commitment of the Duterte Administration...

The European Union today has expressed 'significant concerns' over the human rights situation in the Philippines during the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The EU has called on the Philippine government over the...

[gview file="http://pcij.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/PCIJ-20021209-Teenagers-Perish-in-Davao-Killing-Fields-2003.pdf"] OVER  a decade ago, PCIJ started to document reports of alleged vigilante killings in Davao City under then Mayor Rodrigo...

[gview file="http://pcij.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Speech-UPLAA-Omb-Conchita-Carpio-Morales-Nov.-25-2016.pdf"] OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio-Morales on Friday offered sharp and powerful messages on the most contentious issues in the country...

Text and Photos by Davinci Maru IT IS TYPICAL for a community to greet the burial of the dead with solemn, silent mourning, in respect and remembrance. But the atypical clandestine, sneaky burial of deposed strongman Ferdinand Marcos sparked just...