A MEDIA FORUM – TORTURE: IS IT HAPPENING AGAIN IN THE PHILIPPINES

PRESS RELEASE
June 21, 2008

Media leaders from print, radio and television outfits across the country will hold a discussion Wednesday, June 25, 2008, on the reportage of human rights violations, particularly the use of torture, in the Philippines.

The forum is one of many activities being held worldwide in commemoration of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, which falls annually on the 26th of June.

This project is being organized for the Philippines by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, in cooperation with the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (Denmark), the International Federation for Human Rights (France), and Balay Rehabilitation Center, Inc. (Philippines).

The forum will be held at the Richmonde Hotel from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Those interested may contact Karen Papellero (02-411-7768, 09299505190) or May Rodriguez (02-666-3005, 0920-909-2763) of NUJP.

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