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AAJA-Asia issues statement on shutdown of ABS-CBN by Philippine Government


The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) released this statement on May 8. 

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) strongly condemns the Philippine government’s shutdown of ABS-CBN, the country’s largest broadcaster. The Philippine National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) — a government regulatory agency under the office of the president — issued a  “cease and desist” order against the popular news outlet on May 5.

Read the full statement here.

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