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MANILA — Unidentified gunmen fired several shots at three media offices in Bangued, Abra province, last night, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) reported Thursday. At around 9 p.m. Wednesday night, two men in separate motorcycles fired at the steel gates of the St. Arnold Janssen Communication Center, which houses the Catholic-run…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat MANILA — The Right of Reply Bill had been scheduled for deliberation, if not passage, on Wednesday at the House of Representatives, one of the measures that legislators were supposed to be rushing for approval before Congress went on recess beginning June 5. That the legislators adjourned their session on…

Kevin Jorge Esperat vividly remembers how his mother Marlene was killed inside their home in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat more than four years ago; Gloria Cuesta struggles to raise her six children without her husband. Both of them, like the other families of slain journalists, continue their search for justice. BY RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat…

Lawyers and media groups in Baguio City condemned the arrest of labor lawyer and columnist Remigio Saladero Jr. and tagged it as the worst attack against a human rights defender and an advocate of press freedom. BY ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Posted by Bulatlat BAGUIO CITY (246 kms. North of Manila)–…

BY Bulatlat.com September 1, 2008 – 3:16 p.m. While the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) welcomed the Commission on Human Rights’ (CHR) resolution on the Manila Peninsula standoff, the group also found the said resolution wanting. In its resolution, the CHR found violations in the “arrest, detention and processing” of journalists who…

Does snapping at journalists reflect culture of impunity? BY ACE ALEGRE Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 15, May 18-24, 2008 BAGUIO CITY (246 kms from Manila) – Does snapping at journalists reflect the culture of impunity, which is the main reason for the unabated killing of not just journalists but also activists? A media organization says…

BY THE NATIONAL UNION OF JOURNALISTS OF THE PHILIPPINES (NUJP) Posted by Bulatlat The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines protests in the strongest terms the high-handed and arbitrary ban imposed by Manila Police District director, Sr Supt Danilo Abarzosa on personal interviews with detained Bayan Muna Rep Satur Ocampo . We do understand…

Was it a simple case of attempted hold-up, or was it a political threat? The recent attack on a council member of the National Union of Journalists (NUJP) Baguio-Benguet chapter by an unidentified knife-wielding man has brought this question to the fore. BY ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch Bulatlat.com LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET – Was it…