December 01, 2015     Philippines
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ampatuan massacre


Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Kin of Ampatuan Massacre victims to Aquino: Where is your promise?

“Aquino told us during his campaign for presidency that he would resolve the case before he gets down. Now, he is ignoring us.”

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Under Aquino, media killings, other attacks unabated

In the 2014 Impunity Index of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the Philippines was ranked third next to Iraq and Somalia.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Pooled Editorial | Ampatuan Massacre, a grim symbol of reigning impunity under Aquino

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...

Monday, December 1st, 2014

The State’s responsibility in ending the killing of journalists

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld As if to mock the memory of the 32 journalists and media workers who were among the 58 men and women killed on Nov. 23, 2009, during the Ampatuan...

Monday, November 24th, 2014

5th year of Ampatuan massacre | Calls for justice reverberate

In commemoration of the fifth year of the Ampatuan massacre, journalists and advocates stage protest actions highlighting the call for justice and an end to impunity. Photos by Fred Dabu | Ronalyn V. Olea |National Union of...

Monday, November 24th, 2014

5 years after Ampatuan massacre, zero justice | Journalists, advocates slam impunity

“Deprive us not of justice.” – Edita Tiamzon, wife of UNTV cameraman Daniel Tiamzon RELATED STORY: Reforms needed to solve Ampatuan massacre case, other media killings SLIDESHOW: 5th year of Ampatuan massacre | Calls for justice reverberate

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Reforms needed to solve Ampatuan massacre case, other media killings

“Our justices may look into the possibility of reviewing and revising the rules of court.” – Prima Quinsayas, lawyer of the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Pooled editorial | Five years after the Ampatuan massacre, Aquino must be held accountable

The Ampatuan Massacre is a key issue in the Filipino people’s struggle against the culture of impunity that has afflicted the country for so long. A decision favourable to the masterminds and killers will encourage more killings...

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

5th year of Ampatuan massacre | Public urged to light a candle for justice

Members of the End Impunity Alliance, AlterMidya, a national network of alternative media outfits and the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication will hold a protest march around the university’s academic oval on Nov. 21.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

5th year of Ampatuan massacre | Aquino held accountable for impunity

“Aquino is wrong in saying that the killings are not work-related. These journalists were killed for their work, not because of a love triangle or any other reason.” – Luis Teodoro

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Ampatuan massacre update | Media groups file raps vs police, jail officers for ‘press freedom violations’

“Rather than demonstrating the government’s sincerity in seeing the trial to a credible conclusion, the ban provokes suspicions that concealing vital information from the public is in progress.” – Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists

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