Stand with Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera’s situation resonates deeply with community journalists in the Philippines, who face similar challenges under repressive governments.

Statement on UN rapporteur’s exit report

We demand the National Telecommunications Commission to immediately heed the recommendation of the UN Special Rapporteur and revoke the memorandum dated June 8, 2022, at the behest of former National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., to block 27 websites of progressive organizations and alternative media.

Beyond price controls: Sugar workers propose 5-step measure

Amid growing calls from sugar stakeholders to narrow the gap between the millgate and retail prices of sugar, Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura urged concerned government agencies to consider the welfare of the most vulnerable sector affected by the raging sugar crisis—sugar workers and small planters.

Blatant Censorship: House of Representatives blacklists media officers, campus journalists and activists

Altermidya expresses grave concern over the House of Representatives’ (HOR) blacklisting of at least 50 individuals including sectoral leaders and activists, a journalism professor, campus journalists, and media liaison officers of national student organizations, among others. A memo dated March 18, 2015 with the subject “Blacklisted/Banned Persons to the House of Representatives” issued by the […]

PMC STATEMENT | House Bill 4807: An Intrusion on Press Freedom

We join photojournalists, photographers, videographers, filmmakers, and ordinary citizens who are appalled at the House of Representatives’ passage on second reading of House Bill 4807 or the Protection Against Personal Intrusion Act, also called as the “Anti-Selfie Act.” Ludicrous as the moniker, or popular name, of the said bill may sound, it is actually an […]