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Council saddened by Lastimosa’s libel conviction

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments

JOINT STATEMENT ON LEO LASTIMOSA’S CONVICTION OF LIBELAug. 30, 2013 We are saddened by the decision of the Cebu Regional Trial Court convicting broadcaster-newspaper columnist Leo Lastimosa of libel. It may be noted that no jail term has been imposed by the judge. CCPC and Cemla have advocated not for decriminalizing libel but only for […]

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Journalism law database planned

June 28th, 2012 · No Comments

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT ON CEBU JOURNLAW(Signed during the 27th en banc meeting of the Cebu Citizens-Press Council on June 28, 2012 at MBF Cebu Press Center) Considering [] There is a need for a database that comprises the law and jurisprudence affecting media and journalists and a record of incidents regarding violence, abuse, or harassment […]

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Cemla opposes anti-obscenity ordinance

December 7th, 2011 · No Comments

CEMLA’S STAND ON PROPOSED ANTI-OBSCENITY ORDINANCENov. 24, 2011 STATEMENT OF CEBU MEDIA LEGAL AID ON THE ANTI-TABLOID ORDINANCE OF THE PROVINCE OF CEBU, WHICH WAS OVERHAULED AND RE-TITLED, SEEKING TO BAN OBSCENE PRINTED MATERIALS IN THE PROVINCE AND TO CREATE AN ANTI-OBSCENITY BOARD We, members of Cebu Media Free Legal Aid (Cemla) Inc., a duly […]

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Lawyers warn against anti-tabloid ordinance

August 31st, 2011 · No Comments

STATEMENT OF CEBU MEDIA LEGAL AID ON THE PROPOSAL BEFORE THE CEBU PROVINCIAL BOARD TO BAN TABLOIDS IN CEBU PROVINCE We, members of Cebu Media Legal Aid (Cemla), which was organized under the auspices of Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC), view with alarm the proposed ordinance pending with the Cebu Provincial Board that would ban tabloids […]

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CCPC nixes summonses from local legislatures

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments

Policy on summons from local legislatures [This resolution was submitted by Cebu Media Legal Aid (Cemla), a loose group of lawyer volunteers, to the Cebu Citizens-Press Council (CCPC) at its quarterly en banc membership meeting at the MBF Cebu Press Center on June 30, 2011. The CCPC approved the policy.] CONSIDERING that [] Two local […]

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