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MIL-Evening Report: Bangsamoro Islamic troops choose peace via historic Philippines vote

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bangsamoro, Bangsamoro Organic Law, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Military, Mindanao, Muslim, Muslim separatists, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Rappler, referendum, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Bangsamoro Islamic troops choose peace via historic Philippines vote

By Sofia Tomacruz in Sultan Kudarat, Mindanao Battle-scarred they might be, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have faced their toughest campaign yet. Armed with nothing but a first-time vote, young troops from the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces prayed they would win the decades-old struggle for autonomy and independence through yesterday’s ballot. More than 150,000 former […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Stop harassing Rappler, media advocacy groups tell Duterte

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Freedom of Information, Global, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Rappler, Reportage, Reports, Tax evasion  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Stop harassing Rappler, media advocacy groups tell Duterte

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have written a joint open letter to the prosecutor-general of the Philippines calling for an end to the orchestrated harassment of the news website Rappler and its editor, Maria Ressa, which began more than a year ago. The website, which […]

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MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns ‘tax evasion’ charge used to harass Philippine website

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, Maria Ressa, Media, Media persecution, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Rappler, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, RSF, Tax evasion  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: RSF condemns ‘tax evasion’ charge used to harass Philippine website

Rappler president and media freedom advocate Maria Ressa … now the target of a personal lawsuit by the Duterte government. Image: RSF/Joël Saget/AFP Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders has condemned the tax evasion charges that the Philippine Department of Justice  is bringing against the independent news website Rappler and its president, journalist Maria […]

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