Ending the killing of journalists: State action urgently needed

Ending the killing of journalists: State action urgently needed

Statement of the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists The United Nations declared November 2 as International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. However, […]

QC court denies massacre suspect’s bail petitions

QC court denies massacre suspect’s bail petitions

The Quezon City court hearing the murder cases against the alleged perpetrators of the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan (Maguindanao) Massacre denied the petitions for bail of another primary suspect.

Accused brains of 2009 massacre dies of liver failure

Accused brains of 2009 massacre dies of liver failure

CMFR/PHILIPPINES – The patriarch of the Ampatuan clan, one of the primary accused in the 23 November 2009 massacre of 58 persons, died of liver failure at a hospital in Quezon City last 17 July 2015.

Court allows hospitalization of accused principal in 2009 massacre

Court allows hospitalization of accused principal in 2009 massacre

CMFR/PHILIPPINES – Branch 221 of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court temporarily allowed last June 10 the confinement of Andal Ampatuan Sr. at the National Kidney Transplant Institute due to the seriousness of his condition. The court had earlier allowed Andal Sr. to be brought to the Philippine General Hospital in May 2015.

Court denies massacre principal suspect Andal Sr.’s bail petition

Court denies massacre principal suspect Andal Sr.’s bail petition

The Regional Trial Court of Quezon City has denied Andal Ampatuan Sr.’s petition for bail after it established the participation of the clan patriarch in […]



Table: Comparison of the June 14 2011 and October 23 2012 SC guidelines on video coverage of the Ampatuan Massacre trial

Posted by CMFR | Posted in Analysis | Posted on 12-11-2012

Below is a comparison of the June 2011 and October 2012 guidelines on the broadcast/video coverage of the Ampatuan Massacre trial. The Supreme Court released these guidelines in connection to petitions for live broadcast coverage of media organizations.  The Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) is a signatory to the petition led by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP).

(Click here to read CMFR’s statement on the October 23, 2012 SC resolution.)

Modified SC media broadcast guidelines

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