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NUJP opens regional safety offices ahead of 2019 polls

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 12:37 PM January 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) has established and strengthened regional safety offices for the safety and security of members of the media ahead of the midterm elections.

The NUJP said on Monday that the attacks against media practitioners are ‘unusually high’ during election period in the country.

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From one safety unit in the National Capital Region, the NUJP has extended its reach to the rest of Luzon, Visayas, eastern and western Mindanao.

The group appointed a media safety officer in every regional office who will be on-call 24-7 and can be reached via the following hotline numbers:

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Eastern Mindanao

Globe     09453503459

Smart     09398475242

Western Mindanao

Globe     09453503455

Smart     09398475177

Visayas

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Globe     09453503456

Smart     09398475195

Luzon

Globe     09453513454

Smart     09398475174

NCR

Globe     09175155991

Smart     09398475329

One of the deadliest attacks against media in the country happened in  2009  in Mindanao.

About 99 attacks on members of the media, meanwhile, were recorded from July 2016 to October 2018 by the Freedom for Media Freedom for All.

Freedom for Media Freedom for All is composed of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and NUJP. /gsg

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