Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Press Advisory

For more information: look for Nathan of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (tel. no. 02 840-0903) or Ayi of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (09104950087; NUJP office- 02 411-7768)

In a continuing effort to guard the people's right to information, media organizations and individual journalists are set to file today (March 21) an urgent motion for the Court of Appeals to act immediately on a petition filed last week to prevent the Arroyo Administration from "imposing any form of content-based prior restraint on the press."

Following the filing of the Urgent Motion at the Court of Appeals, lawyers from the Free Legal Assistance Group together with media groups and individual journalists will hold a press conference.

Venue: Max Fried Chicken Restaurant
1123 Ma. Orosa St, Ermita
(in front of Philamlife)

Date/Time: March 21, Tuesday
2:15 pm

The Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR) joined other media organizations in supporting the petition.

To see a copy of the petition, click here. The executive summary of the petition can be accessed here. For a short primer on the petition, click here. If you want a story made by CMFR on the government clapmpdown on the press, click here.

No comments:

Blog directory