Tuesday, March 31, 2020


Home Opinion Statement
selected organizational statements

“Fake news” provision threatens freedom of the press, expression

"In times of crisis, when the swift delivery of accurate information to our people is vital, we need more, not less, independent reporting."

On the red-tagging of our Ilocos Correspondent Paola Espiritu

This pattern of branding journalists and alternative media outfits critical to the government as communist rebels or sympathizers of the underground movement is a cause for concern and fear. It has become a hallmark for more dangerous things to come from trumped-up charges to extrajudicial killing.

Hands off our colleagues! Stop the attacks against journalists!

Northern Dispatch expresses great concern on the safety of our correspondents in Ilocos and Cagayan Valley. Tagging journalists, as rebel members or sympathizers, is a clear threat to their safety and well-being, and to the people's right to know. It is condemnable, and an affront to democracy and free press.

JUNK THE PHILIPPINE MINING ACT OF 1995: A Continuing Call by Indigenous Peoples, for...

March 3, 2020, marks the 25th year of the enactment and implementation of R.A. 7942 or the Philippine Mining Act of 1995. This law introduced the FTAA that can be entered into by private mining corporations with the Philippine government.

Protektaran ken Suportaran ti Lokal a Produksyon ken Komersyo iti Bagas!

"Kasla saan a pagan-ano ti rehimen a Duterte ti masakbayan ti rice industry ditoy Pilipinas ta ipaidam na ti proteksyon ken suporta kadagiti prodyuser ti irik, kasta met kadagiti konsyumer ti bagas."

On the PROCOR Command Journal red-tagging groups, and individuals as CFO personalities

By NUJP BAGUIO-BENGGUETwww.nordis.net The National Union of Journalists of the Philippine-Baguio Benguet condemns the inclusion of our colleague Sherwin...

Support ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal, defend press freedom

The People’s Alternative Media Network expressed full support to ABS-CBN’s renewal of franchise, which is set to expire in March.

Tignay Ilocos! Makibaka, huwag matakot!

Katulad ni Bonifacio, ipagtagumpay natin ang uring inaapi laban sa anumang uri ng pananakop, pagtatraydor at pandarahas. Gawin nating inspirasyon si Bonifacio, na kahit gaano kahirap, tayo ay mananaig at magtatagumpay. Sa panahong binabalot tayo ng kadiliman, higit kailanmang kailangang manindigan at kumilos para makamit ang magandang kinabukasan.

10 years of Ampatuan Massacre: End a Decade of Injustice! Convict Ampatuans Now!

A decade of unbearable grief and pain, as they watch the masterminds of the world’s single deadliest attack on journalists flex political power to evade justice for a crime most heinous, all the while dealing with a personal loss too great for many of us to fathom.

Kakabsat a mannalon, labanan ti pamutbuteng ken pammadakes dagiti pasista!

Daytoy a pammadakes iti TMK ken Oxfam ket paset ti programa ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte iti panangliplipit ken panangiparmek kadagiti organisasyon nga agtigtignay para kadagiti karbengan ken interes dagiti demokratiko a sektor iti gimong.

Altermidya to PNP: Stay away from our office

Altermidya Network, alarmed at the information regarding a warrant the PNP wants served in Quezon City's IBON Building, where they hold office, warns the PNP to "stay away from our office".

Encouraging violence against the media has no room in a democratic society

We reiterate that encouraging violence against the media and to those exercising their rights, even on social media posts, should not become a norm and tolerated. Such actions have no room in a democratic society nor on our page.



Tugon ng inaapi at gutom na mamamayan, #ProtestFromHome sa Lambak ng Cagayan

Tumugon ang Cagayan Valley sa pambansang panawagan na #ProtestFromHome at sa gitna ng malawakang lockdown ay pinatunayan ng ilang mamamayan na maraming paraan upang iparating ang mga hinaing at makatarungang kahilingan sa pamahalaan.