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Follow the Money

Our investigative team at ABS-CBN broke the story but there is more we haven’t aired. The investigators who are working on this case right now are excited because they say it’s like discovering Jemaah Islamiyah in 2001 – JI, whose attacks in Southeast Asia have been partly funded and/or greenlighted by Al-Qaeda. Continue reading

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Media Position Paper for the Senate’s Committee on Justice and Human Rights

On November 29, 2007, more than 30 journalists were arrested, handcuffed and transported to Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan. 12 of the journalists were from ABS-CBN, detained as “witnesses and suspects,” according to the police. Others were told they would be released as soon as their identities were verified. Our Head of Newsgathering, Charie Villa, went immediately to the Peninsula Hotel to identify our people; yet, she was told they would still have to be arrested and brought to Bicutan. We believe this move sets a dangerous precedence and erodes our nation’s democracy. Continue reading

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