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[Philippines] Volunteer Broadcaster Shot Dead in Zamboanga del Sur

Unidentified men on a motorcycle gunned down a volunteer radio broadcaster in the town of Molave in Zamboanga del Sur province on 6 August 2017.

[Philippines] Tabloid Columnist Gunned Down in Sultan Kudarat

Two men riding a motorcycle shot dead a columnist in the municipality of President Quirino in Sultan Kudarat province on 7 August 2017. The killing happened while Mindanao is under martial law.

[Philippines] Statement: NUJP condemns killing of two journalists in Mindanao

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemns the murder of two journalists in as many days in Zamboanga del Sur and Sultan Kudarat provinces. The NUJP calls for an immediate investigation on the separate killings of Rudy Alicaway and Leo Diaz and demand the identification, arrest and prosecution of those involved.

[Philippines] Radio Commentator Survives Slay Attempt

Unidentified assailants shot and wounded a radio commentator in Marihatag town, Surigao del Sur on 26 July 2017.

[Philippines] Three Ampatuan, Maguindanao Massacre Accused Acquitted

The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 221 dismissed the charges against three accused in the Ampatuan (Maguindanao) Massacre after the prosecution failed to prove their participation in the crime.

[Philippines] Unregulated Internet faces challenges

The Republic of the Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,100 islands spread over 300,000 square km. It is… Read More

[Philippines] Situation remains dangerous for the press; battle for FOI continues

Despite the liberal framework of laws and the assured protection of no less than the Philippine Constitution, press freedom in… Read More