Godofredo Linao

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Philippines

February 16, 2010 12:19 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Top Developments• Maguindanao massacre underscores deep-seated climate of impunity.• Local and international groups mobilize to offer aid, seek justice. Key Statistic 29: Journalists slain in a politically motivated ambush, the single deadliest event ever recorded by...

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Radio commentator shot dead in the Philippines

July 27, 2009 3:27 PM ET

New York, July 27, 2009--Police in Mindanao must investigate the motive for today's shooting murder of radio journalist Godofredo Linao and pursue those responsible, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Godofredo Linao

July 27, 2009 11:08 AM ET

Philippine broadcaster Godofredo Linao Jr., 49, was shot in Barabo township, Surigao del Sur province, about 545 miles (875 kilometers) from the capital, Manila, according to local press freedom groups and news reports. Linao hosted a weekly public affairs program called “Straight to...

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