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Another Maguindanao massacre fugitive nabbed

Another Maguindanao massacre fugitive nabbed By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   MANILA  (Philippines News Agency) — Another fugitive in the decade-old Maguindanao massacre case was arrested on Thursday, the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) announced. Over 10 years after evading arrest, Gambayan Kasim, alias Lori Arip, was apprehended at his home in Shariff Aguak in … Continue reading

Malacañang assures full probe on death of DavNor journo
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Malacañang assures full probe on death of DavNor journo

  Malacañang assures full probe on death of DavNor journo MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Tuesday assured that the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) is already investigating the death of Davao del Norte-based publisher and journalist Dennis Denora. Denora, publisher of Trends and Times, a community paper in Davao del Norte, … Continue reading

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Bislig mayor’s threats to murdered broadcaster bared

Bislig mayor’s threats to murdered broadcaster bared By Jose Cielito Reganit   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) on Wednesday bared that Bislig City Mayor Librado Navarro had allegedly sent death threats to Prime Broadcasting Network anchorman and general manager Christopher Lozada prior to his death. In a … Continue reading

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Philippines: Surge of Journalist Killings, Justice Failures

News ReleasePhilippines: Surge of Journalist Killings, Justice Failures*Entrenched Rights Problems Demand Government Action MANILA — The Philippine government failed to match its rhetoric in support of human rights in 2013 with meaningful action to end impunity for extrajudicial killings, torture, and enforced disappearances, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2014. The tenuous nature … Continue reading