Benefredo Acabal

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Philippines

February 10, 2009 12:18 AM ET

Four years after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo moved to create a police task force dedicated to investigating journalist murders, CPJ research showed the impunity rate in these cases remained about 90 percent, one of the highest in the world. A CPJ...

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Radio commentator slain in the Philippines

August 7, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 7, 2008—Motorcycle-riding gunmen killed radio commentator Martin Roxas today in the second brutal shooting of a broadcaster in the Philippines this week, according to local and international news reports. Two men shot Roxas in the back as...

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Philippine journalist shot, in critical condition

August 5, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 5, 2008—Gunmen shot and critically wounded radio journalist Dennis Cuesta in the southern Philippines late Monday, according to news reports. Police told international reporters the shooting may be related to Cuesta's aggressive broadcasts on crime and social...

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Publisher shot dead in the Philippines

April 8, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 8, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concern over the murder of a journalist in Pasig city in the metropolitan region of the Philippine capital of Manila yesterday. CPJ is investigating to determine whether the killing has...

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