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The petition sought the dismissal of murder charges against the alleged masterminds in the 2005 killing of journalist Marlene Esperat.
Butan City authorities seized illegally logged timber after receiving a tip from journalist Richmond Hinayon.
The slow progress of the Ampatuan Massacre trial is typical of how the rules governing Philippine legal procedures have resulted in the delay of the prosecution of suspected wrong-doers, including those accused in heinous crimes.
The organisation expressed disappointment at the delayed and minor punishment given to the perpetrator of an assault on a radio journalist.
Bernardo Aguilar was accused in the March 2009 shooting of radio journalist Nilo Labares.
The former governor is one of the accused persons in the Ampatuan multiple murder case.
The broadcaster began receiving threatening text messages after discussing allegedly illegal activities at the local land transportation office in May.
Correspondent Edwin Iyo alleged that businessman Roger Edma threatened to kill him over an article about the proposed filing of charges against him by the Department of Interior and Local Government.
A three-man news team from the Dubai-based Al Arabiya network has been missing since 12 June 2012 in Jolo, an alleged stronghold of Abu Sayyaf.
Esmael Enog, a brother of Rakim Amil, one of the 100 Ampatuan massacre suspects who have been arrested and detained, had testified that he drove 36 of the accused, four of whom he identified, to the massacre site in Maguindanao.
The message posted on Jose Allan Bartolo's account read, "Son of a bitch! You better watch your back. I can easily have you killed."
Lito Labra has been receiving death threats since he started discussing illegal mining and logging issues on his radio program in early 2012.
This is the first threat Michael James Licuanan has received since an attempt on his life in November 2011.
Two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead Rommel Palma, a radio station employee who also did weather and other reports.
Nelson Libaton and his companion, reporter Eldon Cruz, were on their way home from an interview when a man riding on a motorcycle with two other unidentified men shot him in the back.
Police have yet to identify suspects in the killing of columnist Michael Calanasan in San Pablo City, Laguna.
The libel complaint was in response to an article by Manuel "Boy" Mejorada which accused the Iloilo City mayor of misusing some funds.
The former police inspector reportedly wants to stop station manager Alex Josol, Gloria Cuesta and a Department of Justice employee from campaigning for justice for broadcaster Dennis Cuesta's death.
Ten months after Romeo Olea's murder, police authorities who initially said the killing was likely related to his journalism have failed to make any arrests or identify any suspects.
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Some news reports indicate that Aldio Layao's radio commentaries may have triggered the attack but police have yet to establish the motive.