Rey Bancayrin

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Philippines

March 26, 2002 12:03 PM ET

Despite a tumultuous political culture plagued by corruption, social unrest, poverty, and ethnic conflict, the Philippines steadfastly adheres to a tradition of free expression that makes it one of the most open societies in Asia. The constitution guarantees press freedom,...

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Radio journalist murdered

May 31, 2001 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is writing to condemn the recent murder of radio commentator Candelario Cayona in Zamboanga City. We urge you to ensure that the murder investigation is conducted in a thorough and impartial manner.

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Candelario Cayona

May 30, 2001 12:00 AM ET

At about 6 a.m. on May 30, three unidentified men ambushed Cayona, a radio commentator for the local station DXLL, as he left home on his motorcycle to host a morning broadcast. Cayona died on the spot from four gunshot...

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