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Assault on Tribune reporter triggers wide media condemnation By Pat C. Santos 03/13/2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Assault on Tribune reporter triggers wide media condemnation

By Pat C. Santos 03/13/2012

Different media groups condemned the brutal attack on The Daily Tribune Malacaang beat reporter Fernan Angeles who was mauled and shot seven times in different parts of the body by still unidentified assailants with the National Press Club (NPC) putting up a P100,000 reward for the identification of the suspects.

The Tribune issued a statement calling on the government to act decisively in solving the crime and to put up measures to protect journalists from the various risks they encounter in the exercise of their jobs.

We expect the government and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to act with expediency in capturing those responsible for this reprehensible crime, the Tribune statement read.

It also issued a call on the media community to act and seek an end to the culture of impunity that prevails in the country that allows the unabated targeting of journalists that made the Philippines one of the most dangerous places for members of the media in the world..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20120313hed3.html

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