Archive for the ‘Journalist Killings’ Category

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...

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...

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,...