Friday, December 08, 2006

Palawan reporter complains of threats

From the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR):

A radio reporter has complained of threats by a police officer after the latter became the subject of reports of wrongdoing.

Lourdes Escaros-Paet, reporter for the radio station dyPR and the weekly community nenwspaper Bandillo ng Palawan, said police officer Antonio Magbanua aired his threats over radio station dyER on November 10, 11 and 13, 2006. Paet is based in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, a province southwest of Manila.

In her letter to Magbanua’s superior, Director General Jesus Versoza of the Philippine National Police, Paet said Magbanua blamed her for his relief from the service.

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