Godofredo Linao

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Philippines

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 CPJ. In the deadliest event for the press ever recorded by CPJ, 29 journalists and two media support workers…

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Radio commentator shot dead in the Philippines

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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