76 Journalists Killed in Philippines since 1992/Motive Confirmed



Romeo Olea


DWEB
Philippines

Gerardo Ortega


DWAR
Philippines

Dennis Cuesta


DXMD
Philippines

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

25% Broadcast reporter
3% Camera Operator
37% Columnist / Commentator
11% Editor
7% Photographer
3% Internet reporter/writer
29% Print reporter/writer
1% Producer
9% Publisher/Owner
1% Technician
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Medium *

1% Internet
53% Print
51% Radio
7% Television
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Gender

92% Male
8% Female
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

42% Taken Captive
32% Threatened
42% Tortured

Type of Death

3% Dangerous Assignment
97% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

91% Complete impunity
9% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

16% Criminal group
69% Government Officials
3% Local Residents
1% Military Officials
1% Mob Violence
1% Paramilitary Group
8% Political Group
11% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

4% Business
43% Corruption
25% Crime
1% Culture
8% Human Rights
62% Politics
1% Sports
3% War
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Freelance

11% Freelance
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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


76 Journalists Killed in Philippines/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Joas Dignos, DXGT Radio

     November 29, 2013, in Valencia City, Philippines

Fernando Solijon, DxLS Love Radio

     August 29, 2013, in Iligan City, Philippines

Mario Sy, Freelance

     August 1, 2013, in General Santos City, Philippines

Christopher Guarin, Radyo Mo Nationwide and Tatak News

     January 5, 2012, in General Santos City, Philippines

Romeo Olea, DWEB

     June 13, 2011, in Iriga City, Philippines

Gerardo Ortega, DWAR

     January 24, 2011, in Puerto Princesa City, Philippines

Joselito Agustin, DZJC

     June 16, 2010, in Baccara, Philippines

Desidario Camangyan, Sunrise FM

     June 14, 2010, in Manay, Philippines

Henry Araneta, DZRH

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Mark Gilbert Arriola, UNTV

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Rubello Bataluna, Gold Star Daily

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Arturo Betia, Periodico Ini

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Romeo Jimmy Cabillo, Midland Review

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Marites Cablitas, News Focus and DXDX

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Hannibal Cachuela, Punto News

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Jepon Cadagdagon, Saksi News

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

John Caniban, Periodico Ini

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Lea Dalmacio, Socsargen News

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Noel Decina, Periodico Ini

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Gina Dela Cruz, Saksi News

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Jhoy Duhay, Gold Star Daily

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Jolito Evardo, UNTV

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Santos Gatchalian, DXGO

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Bienvenido Legarte Jr., Prontiera News

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Lindo Lupogan, Mindanao Daily Gazette

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Ernesto Maravilla, Bombo Radyo

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Rey Merisco, Periodico Ini

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Reynaldo Momay, Midland Review

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Marife “Neneng” Montaño, Saksi News and DXCI

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Rosell Morales, News Focus

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Victor Nuñez, UNTV

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Ronnie Perante, Gold Star Daily

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Joel Parcon, Prontiera News

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Fernando Razon, Periodico Ini

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Alejandro Reblando, Manila Bulletin

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Napoleon Salaysay, Mindanao Gazette

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Ian Subang, Socsargen Today

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Andres Teodoro, Central Mindanao Inquirer

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Crispin Perez, DWDO Radio

     June 9, 2009, in San Jose, Philippines

Jojo Trajano, Remate

     June 3, 2009, in Taytay Town, Philippines

Ernie Rollin, DXSY Radio

     February 23, 2009, in Oroquieta City, Philippines

Dennis Cuesta, DXMD

     August 9, 2008, in General Santos City, Philippines

Martin Roxas, DYVR

     August 7, 2008, in Roxas City, Philippines

Armando Pace, DXDS

     July 18, 2006, in Digos City, Philippines

Maricel Vigo, DXND

     June 19, 2006, in Mindanao, Philippines

George Vigo, Union of Catholic Asian News

     June 19, 2006, in Mindanao, Philippines

Fernando Batul, DZRH and DYPR

     May 22, 2006, in Puerto Princesa, Philippines

Rolando "Dodong" Morales, DXMD

     July 3, 2005, in Polomolok, Philippines

Philip Agustin, Starline Times Recorder

     May 10, 2005, in Paltic, Philippines

Klein Cantoneros, DXAA-FM

     May 4, 2005, in Dipolog City, Philippines

Marlene Garcia-Esperat, Midland News and DXKR

     March 24, 2005, in Tacurong, Philippines

Herson Hinolan, Bombo Radiyo

     November 13, 2004, in Kalibo, Philippines

Gene Boyd Lumawag, MindaNews

     November 12, 2004, in Jolo, Philippines

Eldy Sablas (aka Eldy Gabinales), Radio DXJR-FM

     October 19, 2004, in Tandag , Philippines

Romeo (or Romy) Binungcal, Remate and Bulgar

     September 29, 2004, in Bataan Province, Philippines

Arnnel Manalo, Bulgar and DZRH Radio

     August 5, 2004, in Bauan, Philippines

Rogelio "Roger" Mariano, Radyo Natin-Aksyon Radyo

     July 31, 2004, in Laoag City, Philippines

Elpidio Binoya, Radyo Natin

     June 17, 2004, in General Santos, Philippines

Rowell Endrinal, DZRC

     February 11, 2004, in Legazpi City, Philippines

Juan "Jun" Pala, DXGO Radio

     September 6, 2003, in Davao City, Philippines

Rico Ramirez, DXSF Radio

     August 20, 2003, in Agusan del Sur, Philippines

Noel Villarante, DZJV Radio and Laguna Score

     August 19, 2003, in Santa Cruz, Laguna Province, Philippines

Bonifacio Gregorio, Dyaryo Banat

     July 8, 2003, in La Paz, Tarlac, Philippines

Apolinario "Polly" Pobeda, DWTI Radio

     May 17, 2003, in Lucena City, Quezon, Philippines

Sonny Alcantara, "Quo Vadis San Pablo" and Kokus

     August 22, 2002, in San Pablo, Philippines

Edgar Damalerio, Zamboanga Scribe and DXKP Radio

     May 13, 2002, in Pagadian City, Philippines

Candelario Cayona, Radio DXLL

     May 30, 2001, in Zamboanga City, Philippines

Roland Ureta, Radio DYKR

     January 3, 2001, in Aklan Province, Philippines

Olimpio Jalapit Jr., DXPR Radio

     November 17, 2000, in Pagadian City, Philippines

Vincent Rodriguez, DZMM Radio

     May 23, 2000, in Sasmuan, Philippines

Rey Bancayrin, Radio DXLL

     March 30, 1998, in Zamboanga City, Philippines

Danny Hernandez, People's Journal Tonight

     June 3, 1997, in Manila, Philippines

Ferdinand Reyes, Press Freedom

     February 13, 1996, in Dipolog, Philippines

Romeo Lagaspi, Voice of Zambales

     January 11, 1993, in 1993, Philippines

Greg Hapalla, DXAS

     September 21, 1992, in Zamboanga City, Philippines

Danilo Vergara, Philippine Post

     July 1, 1992, in Iligan City, Philippines



2 Media Workers Killed in Philippines

     Terminology explained

Benjie Adolfo, Gold Star Daily

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines

Daniel Tiamson, UNTV

     November 23, 2009, in Ampatuan, Philippines



47 Journalists Killed in Philippines/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Nilo Baculo, dwIM Radyo Mindoro

     June 9, 2014, in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro province, Philippines

Samuel Oliverio, Radio Ukay, Supreme Radio

     May 23, 2014, in Digos City, Philippines

Richard Nadjid, dxNN

     May 4, 2014, in Bongao, Philippines

Rubylita Garcia, Remate

     April 6, 2014, in Bacoor City, Philippines

Rogelio Butalib, 107.9 FM Radyo Natin

     December 11, 2013, in Tagum, Davao Del Norte, Philippines

Jesus "Jessie" Tabanao, dyRC Radyo Calungsod

     September 14, 2013, in Cebu City, Philippines

Vergel Bico, Kalahi

     September 4, 2013, in Calapan City, Philippines

Richard Kho, Aksyon Ngayon

     July 30, 2013, in Manila, Philippines

Bonifacio Loreto, Aksyon Ngayon

     July 30, 2013, in Manila, Philippines

Mario Vendiola Baylosis, Radyo Natin and DXNC-Radyo Suhnan

     April 22, 2013, in Mindanao, Philippines

Julius Cauzo, DWJJ

     November 8, 2012, in Cabanatuan, Philippines

Eddie Jesus Apostol, DXND Radio

     September 1, 2012, in Sultan sa Barongis, Philippines

Nestor Libaton, DXHM Radio

     May 8, 2012, in Mati, Philippines

Aldion Layao, DXRP Radio

     April 8, 2012, in Davao, Philippines

Roy Bagtikan Gallego, freelance

     October 14, 2011, in Lianga, Philippines

Niel Jimena, DYRI-RMN Radio

     August 22, 2011, in E.B. Magalona, Philippines

Maria Len Flores Somera, DZME

     March 24, 2011, in Malabon City, Philippines

Miguel Belen, DWEB

     July 31, 2010, in Iriga City, Philippines

Ismael Pasigna, B-96

     December 24, 2009, in Labason, Philippines

Godofredo Linao, Radyo Natin

     July 27, 2009, in Surigao del Sol , Philippines

Badrodin Abbas, DXCM

     January 22, 2009, in Cotabato City , Philippines

Leo Mila, Radyo Natin

     December 2, 2008, in San Roque, Philippines

Arecio Padrigao, DXRS

     November 17, 2008, in Gingoog , Philippines

Benefredo Acabal, The Filipino Newsmen

     April 7, 2008, in Pasig City, Philippines

Ferdinand Lintuan, DXGO and Sun Star

     December 24, 2007, in Davao City, Philippines

Carmelo Palacios, DZRB Radyo ng Bayan

     April 18, 2007, in Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Hernani Pastolero, Lightning Courier Weekly

     February 20, 2007, in Sultan Kudarat, Philippines

Andres Acosta, DZJC

     December 20, 2006, in Batac, Philippines

Ponciano Grande, DWJJ

     December 7, 2006, in Cabantuan City, Philippines

Orlando Tapios Mendoza, freelance

     April 4, 2006, in Tarlac, Philippines

Rolly Cañete, freelance

     January 20, 2006, in Pagadian City, Philippines

George Benaojan, DYBB and Bantay Balita

     December 1, 2005, in Cebu, Philippines

Robert Ramos, Katapat

     November 20, 2005, in Cabuyao, Philippines

Ricardo "Ding" Uy, DZRS

     November 18, 2005, in Sorsogon City, Philippines

Arnulfo Villanueva, Asian Star Express Balita

     February 28, 2005, in Naic, Philippines

Stephen Omaois, Guru Press

     November 27, 2004, in Tabuk, Philippines

Allan Dizon, The Freeman, Banat

     November 27, 2004, in Cebu City , Philippines

Fernando Consignado, Radio Veritas

     August 12, 2004, in Nagcarlan, Philippines

Nelson Nadura, Radio DYME

     December 2, 2003, in Masbate City, Philippines

Joy Mortel, Mindoro Guardian

     May 31, 2001, in Occidental Mindoro, Philippines

Mohammad Yusop, Radio DXID

     February 23, 2001, in Pagadian City, Philippines

Nelson Catipay, DXMY Radio

     April 16, 1998, in Cotabato City, Philippines

Alberto Berbon, DZMM Radio

     December 15, 1996, in Manila, Philippines

Ding Sade, Cotabato News

     November 22, 1993, in Cotabato City, Philippines

Rosauro Lao, Cotabato News

     November 22, 1993, in Cotabato City, Philippines

Gloria Martin, DXXX

     December 30, 1992, in Basilan, Philippines

Ladjid Jade Ladja, Prensa Zamboanga

     July 3, 1992, in Zamboanga City, Philippines