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On numerous journalists’
VP NOLI CALLS ON LGUs TO LEAD
FIGHT TO PROTECT MEDIAMEN
Vice President Noli “Kabayan” De Castro called on the
Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Angelo Reyes and
Philippine National Police Chief Director General Arturo Lomibao to a
in order to tackle on the measures to take that would stop the
number of deaths of media men in the country and inquire unto the
the investigation of these killings.
“Dahil sa mas nalalaman ng
mga local na pamahalaan ang mga isyung tinatalakay ng mga mediamen na
nagtratrabaho sa kanilang lugar, at dahil nasa kanilang area of
ang mga ito, mas madaling matututukan ng respective LGUs, katulong ang
ang kapakanan at kaligtasan ng mga mamamahayag. Ito
rin ang hakbang na nakikita natin na
makakatulong maresolba ang mga
kaso ng mga napatay na mediamen na matagal nang humihingi ng hustisya,” the Vice President said.
Statistics showed that there had been already 8 slay
attempts to kill journalists in the country since January and three of
to death while 5 others were injured.
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