“This case once again proves that the culture of impunity persists.”
“We welcome a brand new year with another victory, proving that good things come to those who fight for justice and their rights.”
“Who should tell the stories of the poor and the downtrodden?’ They should. The poor and the marginalized must be their own voices.”
“Aquino told us during his campaign for presidency that he would resolve the case before he gets down. Now, he is ignoring us.”
MANILA — Relatives of victims, journalists and press freedom advocates marked the sixth year of the of the Ampatuan Massacre with a protest march from Pureza street to Chino Roces (formerly Mendiola) bridge. The Nov. 23, 2009 incident in barangay Salman, Ampatuan, Maguindanao claimed the lives of 58 individuals, of whom 32 were journalists. Suspects…
In the 2014 Impunity Index of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the Philippines was ranked third next to Iraq and Somalia.
Another day of delay in bringing justice to the 58 victims is another license for greater human rights violations and unaccountability in the country. We could no longer allow this government, or the next, to continue this injustice.
“TAG is confident that the decisions of the arbiter and commissioner of the NLRC are affirmations that we have a solid case for regularization.”
“We condemn both the red-tagging and sexual harassment on Bulatlat.com’s reporter Janess Ann Ellao.”
Has the Aquino administration fulfilled its promise to make the government transparent?
“The arrogance of the network and blatant disrespect of the arbiter’s decision shows what kind of employer they are.”