75 Journalists Murdered in Philippines since 1992


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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

24% Broadcast reporter
1% Camera Operator
37% Columnist / Commentator
9% Editor
5% Photographer
1% Internet reporter/writer
28% Print reporter/writer
8% Publisher/Owner
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Medium *

52% Print
52% Radio
5% Television
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Gender

91% Male
9% Female
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Local / Foreign

100% Local
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Murder Victims

41% Taken Captive
33% Threatened
41% Tortured

Impunity in Murder Cases

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

15% Criminal group
67% Government Officials
1% Local Residents
7% Political Group
12% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

3% Business
44% Corruption
24% Crime
5% Human Rights
61% Politics
1% 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.


75 Journalists Murdered in Philippines

     Terminology explained

Rubylita Garcia, Remate, dwAD

     April 6, 2014, in Bacoor City, Philippines

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

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

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