Hernani Pastolero

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Attacks on the Press 2007: Philippines

February 5, 2008 10:39 AM ET

PHILIPPINES Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno told a visiting CPJ delegation in July that he would personally seek justice for the unsolved killings of journalists and use his judicial authority to better protect press freedom. “The fact that...

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Newspaper editor murdered in the Philippines

February 20, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 20, 2007—Hernani Pastolero, 64, editor-in-chief of the community newspaper Lightning Courier Weekly, was shot dead in front of his home Monday morning in Sultan Kudarat township, on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. Pastolero was shot twice...

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