NUJP sees the attack on Kodao as part of the Duterte government’s “efforts to silence critical media, as seen in the continuing attempt to shut down Rappler, threaten other news outfits, and other voices of dissent.”
A non-government organization, the Tarabang para sa Bikol, Inc. (TABI), noted that evacuees complain of inadequate food supply. During the first week of evacuation, each family received only ten kilos of rice.
Karapatan has criticized Duterte’s counterinsurgency program “Oplan Kapayapaan” as no different from the past administrations’ policies, targeting civilians and activists and peasant and indigenous peoples’ communities.
“It will be up to us, media and the citizenry, to work together to thwart the dark goals of the tyrant Duterte. It will be up to us to resist any return to dictatorship in the Philippines.” By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA — Journalists and press freedom advocates are calling on all citizens to…
“Several campus publications and student journalists across the country have been subjected to various forms of harassment, red-tagging and military surveillance.”
“This proposal is as dangerous as it is, to put it as plainly as possible, stupid.”
“Who is next, Mr. President? ABS-CBN? The community journalists tagged as communists? The artists who expose your bloody drug war?”
“It is bad enough that the firings come at a time when Philippine journalism needs all hands on deck as it comes under increasing pressure from vindictive and intolerant government and fends off a growing wave of populist disinformation, official or otherwise, while media workers face worsening threats, old and emerging,” the NUJP said. By…
“This is an unfortunate development in our work for peace. Never before have we all reached this far in our negotiations with (the CPP/NPA/NDFP).”
“It is not enough to call for a halt to government-led disinformation campaigns. We will combat it on all fronts.” By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – A few days before the year ends, President Rodrigo Duterte claimed in an interview with a radio station that some journalists are members of the Left. His remarks…
Despite heavy snow, Filipinos in the Netherlands held a symbolic protest at the Philippine Embassy in The Hague on Dec. 11 to denounce “state-sponsored” killings under the Duterte administration.