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Southeast Asian media groups cite need for press freedom in dealing...

Jo Hiranaka of UNESCO Bangkok mentioned that over 749 journalists were assaulted during the last 15 years, with 44 of them being murdered

UST-OSA takedown of ‘controversial’ photo exposes long-standing student repression

Laparan revealed that this is the fifth time under his advisory of TomasinoWeb that UST-OSA censored the publication

Media groups urge PH government to repeal ‘repressive laws’ 

The groups called for the abolition of Anti-Terrorism Law, highlighting “immediate and decisive action” from authorities

ABS-CBN workers and Irene Khan

The union said ABS-CBN’s closure considerably impacted the people’s access to timely information and reliable news.

Philippine media groups hail Khan’s visit to detained journalist

Cumpio was editor of the Eastern Vista news website when she was arrested in 2020 and charged with illegal possession of firearms

Philippine groups urge UN envoy to probe attacks on journalists, environmental...

The reports highlight community journalist Frenchie Mae Cumpio's continued detention, red-tagging, and blocking of alternative media outfits

Groups slam media security chief for red-tagging ahead of UN expert’s...

The youngest journalist in prison in the world today, Cumpio was arrested in February 2020 when she was 20 years old

Philippine group urges international scrutiny as press freedom faces ongoing threats

Cristina Palabay, secretary general of the group, described the human rights situation in the country as “bleak, if not worse”.

Broadcasting networks can become narrowcasters

Civil libertarians may cry for suppression of press freedom. However, analysts of Philippine journalism have a counterargument.

A new platform monitoring press freedom in Southeast Asia

The network is planning to expand the coverage of the project by seeking potential partners in Myanmar and Vietnam

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