CHR to boost measures for safety of journalists

Date: May 29, 2021


The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said it is boosting existing safety mechanisms to respond to attacks against journalists and media workers as press freedom in the country continue to decline.

Just last April, the Philippines again moved down two notches in the World Press Freedom Index, ranking 138th out of 180 countries — its fourth consecutive dip in the annual list maintained by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), which considers, among others, the prevailing media environment.



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