Archive for the ‘Maguindanao Massacre’ Category

STATEMENT OF THE CENTER FOR MEDIA FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY THE SEVENTH anniversary of the massacre of 58 civilians, including 32 journalists, in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao, draws our community once again to gather together, move through the motions...

Text by Jil Danielle Caro, Photos and Video by Davinci Maru Kin of victims, various groups, media organizations, advocates, and individuals held a demonstration in Mendiola, Manila yesterday to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Ampatuan...

By Vino Lucero AMONG THE 802 unopposed candidates for the 2016 elections, a few stood out not just because their surnames sounded familiar, but also because of the frequency in which these kept popping up. Four surnames – Ampatuan, Ecleo,...

TINKER, TAILOR, soldier, sailor, rich man, poor man, beggar-man, thief. That is an ancient rhyme. President, prime minister, statesman, strongman, leader, dealer, tyrant, thug? That could well be a rhyme for our time. In their own words, see...

JOURNALISTS fleeing from stories and conflict? It seems almost unthinkable. The common view is, where the action is, the journalists would, or should, be there. But as the world marked World Refugee Day last week, Reporters Without Borders (RSF)...

By Cong B. Corrales REMEMBER thy father's mistakes, do right by the Moro people. This, according to supporters of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), are lessons that Sen. Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. might do well to remember before thrashing the...

A FILIPINO with long and solid background on media freedom, human rights, and the political economy of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is the new executive director of the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA). The Board of Trustees...