Blog Action

10 questions for Senate, Congress candidates

Today is #juanvote Blog Action Day and I have these questions to ask candidates for senator, and district and partylist congressperson: Internet freedom is important to Filipinos: Are you going to file or support a bill repealing the Cybercrime Law and the Data Privacy Law? Government and all officials should be accountable and transparent to […]

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Self-fulfilling prophecy: Culture of impunity goes unchallenged under Aquino

Referring to extrajudicial killings and the killing of journalists in the Philippines in his July, 2010 State of the Nation Address, President Benigno Aquino III declared that his administration would “hold murderers accountable.” Despite that pledge, six journalists have been killed since then, or a total of ten since the Ampatuan Massacre of November 23, 2009 claimed the […]

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