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By RONALYN V. OLEA
The families of journalists Dennis Cuesta, Maricel Vigo, Juan Pala, Fernando Lintuan, and William Yap Yu said that the Philippine government violated the right to life of their loved ones under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The Philippines is a signatory to the ICCPR. They filed the complaint on March 4.

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Media organizations here and abroad have raised alarm over the possibility that one of the suspects in the Ampatuan massacre would be released from detention. The gruesome Ampatuan massacre on Nov. 23, 2009 claimed the lives of 58 individuals, including 32 journalists and media workers. It has been…

Statement February 21, 2011 Once again, President Benigno Aquino III has shown a penchant he shares with a number of past leaders: shooting the messenger instead of looking at why the messages seem to be getting worse over time. It is deplorable that this president, who promised a regime of good governance and respect for…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com   MANILA — The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemned the harassment of members of progressive media outfit Tudla Productions Group Inc. by the local police during the January 25 demolition of an urban poor community in barangay (village) Corazon de Jesus, San Juan City.   Godson…

By RONALYN V. OLEA
and INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO

NUJP challenges President Aquino to make good on his pledge to solve the killings of journalists while others say authorities should go beyond the robbery angle that the police initially announced, considering that Dr. Gerry Ortega was also an environmental activist.

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BY Cheryll D. Fiel Davao Today Posted by Bulatlat.com DAVAO CITY – Two former Bombo Radyo Davao broadcasters Dennis Lazo and Arthur Borneo filed a complaint of illegal dismissal before the National Labor Relations Commission regional officer here last Wednesday December 1. Lazo was terminated from work as anchorperson/reporter last August 10 and Borneo on…

BAGUIO CITY — The Baguio-Benguet chapter of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) strongly condemns the Presidential Security Guard (PSG) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) maltreatment of a local reporter who was covering Pres. Noynoy Aquino’s ribbon-cutting at the Jollibee-Harrison in this city, Friday, November 26. A PSG wearing a white…

Press Release 21 November 2010 It has been a year, 365 days, since 58 hapless souls, including 32 of our colleagues, were mercilessly mowed down in a hail of bullets on a hilltop in Sitio Masalay, Barangay Salman, Ampatuan, Maguindanao on November 23, 2009. It has been a year, 365 days, in search of a…

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“The activities are meant to enhance public awareness on the Ampatuan massacre and on impunity,” CMFR deputy director and former dean of the UP-CMC Luis Teodoro said in a press conference Nov. 16.

Sidebar: Live Coverage of Ampatuan Massacre Trial Urged