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Philippines: The Toll

Here are the Philippine journalists killed in connection with their work since 2000, as documented by the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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2000


Olimpio Jalapit Jr., DXPR Radio, November 17, 2000, Pagadian City


2001


Roland Ureta,
DYKR Radio, January 3, 2001, Aklan Province

Candelario Cayona, DXLL Radio , May 30, 2001, Zamboanga City


2002

Edgar Damalerio,
Zamboanga Scribe and DXKP Radio, May 13, 2002, Pagadian City

Sonny Alcantara, "Quo Vadis San Pablo" and Kokus, August 22, 2002, San Pablo


2003


Apolinario Pobeda,
DWTI-AM Radio, May 17, 2003, Lucena City, Quezon

Bonifacio Gregorio,
Dyaryo Banat, July 8, 2003, La Paz, Tarlac

Noel Villarante,
DZJV Radio and Laguna Score, August 19, 2003, Santa Cruz, Laguna Province

Rico Ramirez,
DXSF Radio, August 20, 2003, Agusan del Sur

Jun Pala,
DXGO Radio, September 6, 2003, Davao City


2004

Rowell Endrinal,
DZRC, February 11, 2004, Legazpi City

Elpidio Binoya, Radyo Natin, June 17, 2004, General Santos

Roger Mariano, Radyo Natin-Aksyon Radyo, July 31, 2004, Laoag City

Arnnel Manalo, Bulgar and DZRH Radio, August 5, 2004, Bauan

Romy Binungcal, Remate and Bulgar, September 29, 2004, Bataan Province

Eldy Sablas, DXJR-FM Radio, October 19, 2004, Tandag

Gene Boyd Lumawag, MindaNews, November 12, 2004, Jolo

Herson Hinolan, Bombo Radyo, November 15, 2004, Kalibo


2005*

Marlene Garcia-Esperat,
Midland News and DXKR, March 24, 2005, Tacurong

Klein Cantoneros, DXAA-FM, May 4, 2005, Dipolog City

Philip Agustin, Starline Times Recorder, May 10, 2005, Paltic

Rolando Morales, DXMD, July 3, 2005, Polomolok

*As of August 15, 2005

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