Cases against the alleged killers of hard-hitting radio broadcaster Percival Mabasa could suffer the same fate as dozens of other media killings and attacks — archived or dismissed by the courts — if government agencies do not give it special attention. 

READ MORE

Thirteen years since the massacre of 58 people, including 32 journalists, in Ampatuan, Maguindanao, families of the victims continue rallying for true and full justice. If the Philippine government enacted policies to protect journalists following the Nov. 23, 2009 massacre, they said there would have been no more killings and attacks against media workers.

READ MORE

The Philippines is one of the world's worst in terms of jail congestion. Mass releases have been implemented in recent years but very few additional facilities have been built. Jail authorities are often compelled to look for ways to expand their facilities.

READ MORE
Latest Stories

Thirteen years since the massacre of 58 people, including 32 journalists, in Ampatuan, Maguindanao, families of the victims continue rallying for true and full justice. If the Philippine government enacted policies to protect journalists following the Nov. 23, 2009 massacre, they said there would have been no more killings and attacks against media workers.

The Philippines is one of the world's worst in terms of jail congestion. Mass releases have been implemented in recent years but very few additional facilities have been built. Jail authorities are often compelled to look for ways to expand their facilities.

Preda runs ideal facilities for the accommodation and rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law. All over the country, many local government units are unable to protect the children. “The mindset of those who are supposed to implement the law is still within the framework that the child is a criminal and should be punished,” says Salinlahi secretary general Eule Bonganay.