FFFJ: The Justice We Seek
By
Posted in Statements on 23 May 2014
Stats: No Comments

Last February 28, the Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecution panel in the Ampatuan, Maguindanao Massacre consolidated cases (AMMC) filed a manifestation before the Regional Trial Court Branch 221 of Quezon City that it is ready to rest presentation of evidence in the bail proceedings and evidence-in-chief against 28 accused.

FFFJ: Beyond the Numbers
By
Posted in FFFJ, Networks, Statements on 26 November 2013
Stats: No Comments

Statement of the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists (FFFJ) on Secretary Herminio Coloma’s claim that there is “no more culture of impunity” IS THERE “no more culture of impunity” as Secretary  Herminio “Sonny” Coloma of the Presidential Communication Operations Office argued during a press conference last November 22, on the eve of the fourth anniversary […]

FFFJ: Corruption and the Killing of Journalists
By
Posted in FFFJ, Statements on 8 August 2013
Stats: No Comments

Statement of the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists Janet Napoles and company may not have merely orchestrated the P10 billion pork barrel scam.  It now seems that they could also be among the beneficiaries of the misuse of P728 million in fertilizer funds in 2004. Whistle-blower Benhur Luy has revealed that Napoles and company were […]

FFFJ: One More Delay in a Long List of Delays
By
Posted in FFFJ, Statements on 12 July 2013
Stats: No Comments

THE DEFERMENT of the arraignment of two of the principal accused in the November 23, 2009 Ampatuan town massacre adds to the already long list of delays in the judicial process that for four years have thrown one obstacle after another in the path of credibly concluding the trial of those accused. Justice for the victims is the only sign that would demonstrate to the killers of journalists and other citizens of this country that they cannot keep killing with impunity.

Being FFFJ Counsel
By
Posted in FFFJ, Media Defense on 2 August 2012
Stats: No Comments

“FFFJ?”

It’s the same old story. Rather, the same old reaction whenever I’m asked about my work as private prosecutor in media killing cases and I answer, “I’m here as FFFJ legal counsel.”

Finding justice for the slain journalists
‘Extraordinary’ delays

By
Posted in Press Freedom on 4 November 2011
Stats: 2 Comments

INSTEAD OF speeding up the quest for justice, legal procedures can be used to delay, and worse, even bring judicial proceedings to a standstill. Petitions for certiorari and prohibition are two of the often abused extraordinary legal remedies in the Philippines.



Center for Media Freedom & Responsibility