Posts by tag: maguindanao massacre

5 months ago

EIGHT YEARS

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EIGHT YEARS

Families and friends of the journalists killed in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao visit the graves of the victims after a mass held at the memorial marker at Sitio Masalay, Barangay Salman on November 19, 2017. (Mara Genotiva / davaotoday.com)

4 years ago

TODAY’S VIEW: END THE KILLINGS! WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR TATA BUTALID!

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TODAY’S VIEW: END THE KILLINGS! WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR TATA BUTALID!

The media organizations under BUGKOS Media Action Group strongly condemn the killing of broadcaster Rogelio ‘Tata’ Butalid of Tagum City, and we join the insistent call for justice for all victims of media killings in our country. We demand no less than the most decisive state intervention to end the senseless murder of journalists and the blatant mockery of our nation’s democracy and justice system.

4 years ago

Court systems failing in Ampatuan trial – HRW researcher

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Court systems failing in Ampatuan trial – HRW researcher

“Someone said fear and anxiety make impunity thrive. My impression is forgetting is the bigger enemy of accountability, and the biggest ally of impunity. When we forget, we allow criminals or human rights violators to get away with murder,” said Carlos Conde, Philippine researcher for Human Rights Watch.