The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) calls on all its members and fellow journalists to join the â€œNational Day of Indignationâ€ on Wednesday, November 25, in honor of the slain journalists in the Maguindanao massacre.
Journalists in Manila will hold a rally at 5:30 p.m. at the Boy Scoutâ€™s Monument, Tomas Morato corner Timog Avenue. At 6 p.m., candles will be lighted and the names of all media fatalities will be displayed.
NUJP Vice Chairman Nonoy Espina and Treasurer Rowena Paraan will be joining a fact-finding team along with representatives of other media organization that will leave for Maguindanao Tuesday to gather information on the incident to find ways how to help the victimsâ€™ families.
We encourage all our chapters to hold their own protest actions in whatever form according to your capacity ranging from the release of your chapterâ€™s statements, wearing of black shirts, holding a Mass, prayer rally, pocket and other forms of protest.
We can also invite other organizations and sectors including lawyersâ€™ organizations, church groups, cause oriented organizations and others who may sympathize with our cause.