- Written by Arlie O. Calalo
- Monday, 09 July 2012
“We find the DoJ’s action suspicious; this is a ‘cloaked censorship’ aimed at restraining the media from gathering information, especially from officials and personalities who are connected with the office of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima,” NPC president Benny Antiporda said.
He noted the two press corps at the DoJ main building, Jucra (Justice and Court Reporters Association) and Juror (Justice Reporters Organization), have been staying on the same floor where the office of De Lima is located so they can immediately gather news on important issues that need the immediate reaction of the justice secretary.
The Jucra has been holding office at the DoJ since 1977 while the Juror has also been given accommodation by the department since the 1980s, during the time of President Corazon Aquino..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune