violence against journalists - updates

Rappler's latest stories on violence against journalists


Radio announcer killed in Ilocos Sur

Jan 07, 2017 - 1:46 PM

UPDATED Mario Contaoi an instructor at the University of Northern Philippines for the last 25 years is attacked by motorcyle riding men in Magsingal town

SLAIN MEDIA MAN. Mario Contaoi, a radio announcer, is killed in Ilocos Sur on January 7, 2017. Photo from Mario Contaoi's Facebook page

Lawmaker wants protection program for journalists

Jul 08, 2016 - 9:43 AM

The proposed Journalist Protection Security and Benefit Act seeks to protect members of the media who have reasonable grounds to believe that their lives are in danger

MEDIA SAFETY. The Philippines remains one of the most deadly places for journalists in the world.

Agence France-Presse condemns Burundi inaction after journalist beating

Aug 12, 2015 - 11:02 PM

The violent aggression against our correspondent recognized and respected by the entire profession on the African continent cannot go unpunished