members working in this country
- Most covered free expression issues in this country
Press freedom in the Philippines continued to be under attack from 2014 to 2015. The killing of journalists is continuing, with four journalists killed from May 2014 to May 2015. The trial of the accused masterminds of the Ampatuan (Maguindanao) Massacre and their supposed henchmen is continuing, but with a primary accused was released, while a witness in the same case was killed.
"A record number of journalists were killed in the Philippines in 2013"
Impunity for crimes against journalists is the norm