Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Broadcaster Threatened In Southern Philippines

ILIGAN CITY, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / Oct. 27, 2010) - The International Federation of Journalists has called on Philippine authorities to take immediate action to investigate death threats against Manny Agustero, of dxIF-Bombo Radyo, in Cagayan de Oro in northern Mindanao.

The media watch dog said Agustero received four calls on the evening of October 20, after an on-air discussion about alleged illegal gambling operations on October 18, in which he reported that the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office had complained to the city council over the alleged proliferation of illegal lottery outlets.(Merlyn Manos)

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