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Entries from July 2014

CCPC doesn’t support obscenity

July 17th, 2014 · No Comments

RESOLUTION REPEATING AND CLARIFYING STAND OF CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL (CCPC) ON OBSCENITY AND CONFISCATION OF PRINTED PUBLICATIONS BY THE ANTI-INDECENCY BOARD WHEREAS… [] Last month, the Cebu City Anti-Indecency Board (CAIB), without any search warrant, barged into BookSale located inside SM City Cebu and confiscated FHM, Cosmopolitan and Maxim magazines and Kamasutra books for allegedly […]

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Tags: CCPC Papers and Resolutions · Cebu Media Legal Aid

CCPC alarmed by Anti-Indecency Board raids

July 9th, 2014 · No Comments

STATEMENT OF CEBU CITIZENS-PRESS COUNCIL ON CAIB RAIDSJuly 8, 2014   The Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) is alarmed by news reports that the Cebu City Anti-Indecency Board (Caib) confiscated magazines    from a bookstore inside a mall. Caib has exceeded its authority in raiding the store and seizing 237 men’s and women’s magazines.

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Tags: Announcements · CCPC Papers and Resolutions

Who needs a Freedom of Information law?

July 1st, 2014 · No Comments

By Rosemarie Olaño-Versoza (This article was first published in the Cebu Journalism and Journalists 8 magazine released in September 2013.  Versoza is a member of the Cebu Media Legal Aid, the legal adviser of the Cebu Citizens-Press Council. To date, the Philippines has yet to pass a Freedom of Information law.)    The continuing struggle […]

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Tags: Media issues