MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATE 7:11PM) A broadcast journalist who in 2008 sought, but failed, to get court protection from threats to his life, was gunned down in Oriental Mindoro on Monday (June 9), becoming the 165th journalist murdered in the country and the 33rd under the watch of President Benigno Aquino III. His lawyer said "there's blood on the hands of the Court of Appeals justices" who refused to issue the writ of protection.
Nilo Baculo Sr., who hosted the program “Isumbong Mo kay Ka Nilo” over radio station dwIM in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, was shot dead around noon, said initial reports reaching the National Union of Journalists in the Philippines.
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