Pedal for Press Freedom

Pedal for Press Freedom

On February 7, 2021, journalists and press freedom advocates joined together for a Pedal for Press Freedom marking the first year of detention of Tacloban-based journalist Frenchie Mae Cumpio. She is being charged, like so many others, with illegal posession of...
Journalist Lady Ann Salem is free

Journalist Lady Ann Salem is free

On March 5, 2021, the journalist Lady Ann Salem and the trade unionist Rodrigo Esparago have finally been released from prison. The accusations of alleged possession of firearms and explosives have been withdrawn and classified as weak. The media group Manila Today...
World Press Freedom Day: Maria Ressa awarded while Philippine state of Press Freedom worsens

Lady Ann Salem still imprisoned

The journalist Lady Ann Salem who was detained during Duterte’s wave of arrests on the International Human Rights day has still not been released. If she were to be pronounced guilty of the charges against her she would be facing several years of imprisonment....