POOLED EDITORIAL: Hands off alternative media!

Opinion & Analysis Philippines Aug 9, 2019 at 2:38 pm
Kristin Lim of Radyo Lumad

Kristin Lim of Radyo Lumad

On the Attacks vs Brandon Lee of Nordis, Kristin Lim of Radyo Lumad

Altermidya Network condemns the recent attacks on our colleagues based in Ifugao and in Bukidnon.

On August 6, Brandon Lee, correspondent for Northern Dispatch, was shot by unidentified gunmen in front of his home in Lagawe, Ifugao He is seriously wounded and remains in critical condition.

Three days before the incident, Kristin Lim, former station manager of Radyo Lumad, was visited by soldiers in their house and invited for questioning.

As alternative media practitioners, both Lee and Lim reported on the issues of the marginalized and oppressed. Lee, also human rights advocate, wrote about the human rights abuses in Ifugao while Lim focused on the plight of Lumad in Mindanao.

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