Archive for the ‘Journalist Killings’ Category

[caption id="attachment_18760" align="aligncenter" width="500"] PHOTO from Mei Magsino's Facebook page[/caption] By Julius D. Mariveles BAUAN, Batangas - The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is looking at three possible theories behind the case...

[caption id="attachment_18760" align="aligncenter" width="500"] PHOTO from Mei Magsino's Facebook page[/caption] IF  Mei Magsino-Lubis' case is counted, she will be the 32nd journalist killed under the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino...

A FORMER correspondent of the Philippine Daily Inquirer was shot dead noontime today, April 13, 2015, in Batangas City. The Inquirer reported that a motorcycle-riding gunman shot dead Melinda "Mei" Magsino-Lubis, 41, in the village of Balagtas. She...

By Rowena F. Caronan FINGERS ARE crossed that whoever becomes the next Director General of the Philippine National Police (PNP) would not also become a magnet of controversies like many of his predecessors. In fact, of the four PNP heads who have...

IN THE TWILIGHT of his presidency, what "unfinished priorities" should top the bucket list of Benigno S. Aquino III's administration? To the captains of business like Ramon del Rosario, chairman of the Makati Business Club, a few urgent and important...

No mastermind convicted yet for media killings since 1986 By Cong B. Corrales LAST WEEK'S conviction of one of the persons accused of the 2010 murder of broadcaster Miguel Belen is but the 14th conviction among 172 cases filed in court against suspected...

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...