Saturday, 27 February 2010
100 days: Remembering the 32 journalists and media staff massacred in Philippines attack
Journalists and human rights campaigners will join forces on Wednesday to mark 100 days since 32 journalists and other media staff were killed in the southern province of Maguindanao in the Philippines - believed to be the worst single massacre of journalists in history.
A forum - “The Massacre in Maguindanao: Impunity and Political Killings in the Philippines” on Wednesday March 3 - is being organised jointly in London by the NUJ, the International Federation of Journalists, Amnesty International and the Campaign for Human Rights in the Philippines.
The forum will hear first-hand accounts by investigators who went to the crime scene following the massacre as well as a detailed report of an investigative mission by the International Federation of Journalists, and its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, which visited Maguindanao and met with families of the victims and government officials.
The event is at 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 3 March, at Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA. Places can be booked at www.amnesty.org.uk/events.
Via the NUJ website