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[Philippines] Broadcaster killed, received threats before the attack

If the killing is proven to be work-related, dxBF Prime Broadcasting Network operations manager and anchor Christopher Iban Lozada would be the fifth media practitioner murdered under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte and the 178th since 1986.

[Philippines] Vice Mayor of Surigao del Norte Town Assaults Newspaper Editor

The vice mayor of Dapa in Surigao del Norte physically attacked a community newspaper editor in the town of Pilar on 23 September 2017.

[Philippines] TV Reporter Receives Hateful Threat

A GMA News reporter received a malicious threat online on 19 September 2017 after covering Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s trip to Singapore in an effort to counter President Rodrigo Duterte’s allegation that the senator kept offshore bank accounts. The case was among the many online threats against media workers since President Duterte took office on 30 June 2016.

[Myanmar] Burmese photographers covering the Rohingya crisis detained in Bangladesh

Burmese photojournalist Minzayar Oo and his assistant Hkun Lat were detained in the town of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on 7 September 2017 (Thursday). The two remain in police custody and their lawyer have been denied access by authorities, according to the GEO magazine press release.

[Myanmar] MJN request to release two Myanmar journalists who are arrested in Bangladesh

Myanmar Journalist Network (MJN) condemned and viewed that arrest of journalists those who are doing their journalist job is not practices of democracy and it is hinder to freedom of press.

[Philippines] NUJP on the police chief’s order to withhold spot reports from the press

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines demands that Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa immediately rescind what is clearly an illegal order to withhold spot reports from media.

[Philippines] Another Radio Broadcaster Survives Shooting Attack

A local radio broadcaster survived attack on Thursday, 24 August 2017 in Legazpi City, Albay. Legazpi City is 339 kilometers south of Manila.

[Indonesia] Journalist reported to police for alleged defamation

A senior journalist Dandhy Dwi Laksono was reported to the Police Cyber Crime Unit for allegedly committing online defamation in a Facebook post.