Gene Boyd Lumawag

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Philippine TV journalist and crew abducted

June 9, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, June 9, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned a militant group's abduction of three journalists from Philippine network ABS-CBN in the southern Philippine province of Sulu on Sunday. ABS-CBN news head Maria Ressa provided CPJ with an official...

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Despite government claims, Philippine murders go unsolved

May 15, 2006 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by recent statements made by presidential spokesman Ignacio Bunye and the Philippine National Police (PNP) that many of the cases of journalists killed in the country have been solved and that the cases are unrelated to the issue of press freedom.

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Philippines: The Toll

August 15, 2005 12:00 AM ET

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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Philippine journalist murders far from solved, mission finds

June 26, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Manila, Philippines, June 26, 2005—Despite Philippine government claims that it has solved more than half of journalist murders since 1986, a joint mission by the Committee to Protect Journalists and the Southeast Asian Press Alliance has found that the official...

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Marked for Death

May 2, 2005 1:30 AM ET

The Five Most Murderous Countries for Journalists...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: The Philippines

March 14, 2005 11:15 AM ET

The Philippines Although the Philippines has one of the freest presses in Asia, the country was the deadliest in the region for journalists for the second consecutive year. Eight journalists—primarily rural radio broadcasters—were gunned down in retaliation for their work...

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TWO JOURNALISTS MURDERED IN THE PHILIPPINES

November 15, 2004 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 15, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists strongly condemns the two fatal attacks on Philippine journalists over the weekend, the latest killings in an already record-breaking year for violence against the press in the Philippines. An unidentified gunman...

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