Journalists in the
They were led in part by Delfin Mallari, Jr., a correspondent for the Philippines Daily Inquirer who was shot twice in a failed assassination attempt last week. With a bullet still lodged in his back, Mallari joined the protest in a wheel chair as the group marched through the city of
The march—organized by the National Union of Journalists of the
The events come one week before World Press Freedom Day. Those wishing to support the journalists and call for an end to violence against the media are encouraged to sign and send a petition letter drafted by the International Federation of Journalists.