Alioden Dalaig, 63

When I heard the news about the killing of Atty. Alioden D. Dalaig of the Commission on Elections last Saturday, my first reaction was revulsion at how killers in the Philippines continue to be so brazen. More than 800 activists and journalists have been killed since the start of the Arroyo administration in 2001. The… Continue reading Alioden Dalaig, 63

IFJ Calls on Arroyo to Stop the Bloodshed

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) demands the Philippines president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo act immediately to protect media safety, following this week’s distressing news of the murder of journalist Carmelo Palacios, and attempted murder of journalist Delfin Mallari Jr. According to IFJ affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), Palacios was found dead… Continue reading IFJ Calls on Arroyo to Stop the Bloodshed

Bullets and Libel Suits Will Not Stop the Truth!

Antonio Zumel Center for Press Freedom Press Statement 18 April 2007 The Antonio Zumel Center for Press Freedom (AZCPF) strongly condemns the recent attacks on media people and journalists. The assassins want to prevent the media from bringing to the public the true state of the nation and the criminal activities being committed by those… Continue reading Bullets and Libel Suits Will Not Stop the Truth!