Archive for the ‘Journalist Killings’ Category

What is the Uncovering Asia conference? UNCOVERING ASIA is the first Asian investigative journalism conference. The event will bring together top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts from across Asia and around...

By Ed Lingao Ed Lingao was right smack in Baghdad, Iraq when the United States unleashed its "shock and awe" campaign during Operation Iraqi Freedom to bring down then President Saddam Hussein. He was also deployed in Afghanistan where he and his team...

IT WAS a gathering repeated over and over again for the past 57 months. This time, on the grounds of the National Council of Churches of the Philippines office in Quezon City, Philippines, journalists, families and friends of the victims of the Ampatuan...

TODAY, 57 months after the Ampatuan Massacre, justice has yet to be had for 58 people who were murdered on a hilltop in the village of Masalay in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao province. Exactly 57 months ago today, armed men believed to be under orders...

WHAT FOLLOWS is the full text of a letter from Atty Prima Quinsayas, legal counsel of the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists (FFFJ) on a number of issued that had been raised recently by Atty. Harry Roque, her fellow private prosecutor in the Ampatuan...

By Julius D. Mariveles and Cong B. Corrales A PRIVATE prosecutor in the almost five-year-old Ampatuan Massacre case has tagged the withdrawal of three defense lawyers as part of the alleged masterminds’ “Plan B” that would further delay the court...

By Julius D. Mariveles THE LEAD COUNSEL of several alleged masterminds in the Ampatuan Massacre case said that his withdrawal as one of the defense counsels was caused by what he foresaw as a “potential conflict.” Lawyer Sigfrid Fortun, however,...