Archive for the ‘Journalist Killings’ Category

TODAY'S papers reported that one of the suspects in the mauling of actor Vhong Navarrao last year was arrested by the justice department's National Bureau of Investigation. Ferdinand Guerrero was nabbed in a Makati City condominium along Ayala...

Case versus suspects in Martinez slay try to continue ALBERTO "PASTOR" Martinez, 57, one of the few broadcasters who survived an assassination try, would have wanted to finish the fight. He wanted to see the case versus his suspected assassins,...

By Cong B. Corrales BARELY a week into the year and another journalist is slain in the Philippines. As the world mourns the brutal attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, here in the Philippines the reign of the culture of impunity continues...

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,...

By: DAVID E. KAPLAN, Global Investigative Journalism Network* FIRST, the big news: In just over two weeks we’ll convene Uncovering Asia, the region’s first investigative journalism conference. Excitement is building, and we’ve got an...

A GATHERING of hundreds of journalists and press freedom advocates from around the world, and the lighting of a million candles to rekindle dimming hopes and to light the way for justice will mark the commemoration of the Ampatuan Massacre on November...

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...