[Joint Statement] We Reject the Terror Bill -NUJP

[Joint Statement] We Reject the Terror Bill Why do our government officials always think law and order, peace and security can be realized only at the expense of our rights? We, journalists, media organizations, civil society groups, academics, and other concerned individuals unequivocally reject the anti-terror bill that the House of Representatives railroaded through the…

[Campaign] BLACK FRIDAY ONLINE PROTEST #NoToABSCBNShutdown -NUJP

BLACK FRIDAY ONLINE PROTEST #NoToABSCBNShutdown May 8, 2020 5pm Join us in our online protest tomorrow (May 8) at 5pm, contesting NTC’s cease and desist order against one of the country’s largest broadcasting company, ABS-CBN. We also encourage everyone to wear black and post their photos on their social media accounts with the hashtag: #NoToABSCBNShutdown…

[Statement] No to criminalization of free speech -NUJP

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines denounces the criminalization of free speech and expression by the National Bureau of Investigation as disclosed by human rights lawyer Chel Diokno. News reports quoted Diokno as saying he had taken on the case of a netizen who had been subpoenaed by the National Bureau of Investigation…

[Statement] Today is World Press Freedom Day -NUJP

As we mark this day, we note that more than any administration since the unlamented Marcos dictatorship, never have freedom of the press and of expression been under siege as during the presidency of Rodrigo Duterte. Never has any president, Marcos included, openly spearheaded the attacks and vilification of media. We have also seen how…

[Statement] We will not be silenced, we will fight back. NUJP supports alternative media group’s case vs. cyberattackers -NUJP

We will not be silenced, we will fight back NUJP supports alternative media group’s case vs. cyberattackers March 29, 2019 The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines fully supports the civil case filed by our affiliates in the alternative media against the people and groups identified to be behind the recent cyber attacks against…

[From the web] Tabloids link NUJP to CPP-NPA-NDF -CMFR

Tabloids link NUJP to CPP-NPA-NDF CMFR/PHILIPPINES — Three Manila-based tabloids published similar banner stories on 7 January 2019 linking the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), the New People’s Army (NPA), and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). The NUJP said it was…

[From the web] Broadcaster, former NUJP-Dumaguete chair, critically wounded in gun attack

Broadcaster, former NUJP-Dumaguete chair, critically wounded in gun attack April 30, 2018 Motorcycle-riding gunmen shot and seriously wounded a broadcaster and former Dumaguete City chapter chairman of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines in the capital of Negros Oriental late Monday morning, April 30, 2018. Edmund Sestoso, who hosts the daily blocktime “Tug-anan”…

[Featured Video] Speak up against impunity -NUJP

SPEAK UP AGAINST IMPUNITY National Union of Journalists of the Philippines January 23 marks the 39th month since the Ampatuan Massacre. Since 1986, 154 journalists, including 32 of the 58 victims in the brutal murder, have been killed in the line of duty. The insatiable lust for power by some, a wanton disregard for rights,…

[In the news] Media groups express concern over threats on Kidapawan journalist -MindaNews.com

Media groups express concern over threats on Kidapawan journalist By Malu Cadelina-Manar , MindaNews.com January 17, 2013 KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / 16 Jan) – The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), in expressing concern about reports of a threat against a journalist here.…

[In the news] Cyber law talks set next week -PhilStar.com

Cyber law talks set next week By Aurea Calica, The Philippine Star October 05, 2012 MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has set a dialogue with stakeholders on the controversial Cybercrime Law even as more groups stepped up calls to repeal the law on fears that it would be used to suppress online freedoms. A dialogue was…