Journalist accused of rebellion by military

Description

Northern Dispatch's Ilocos correspondent Niño Joseph Oconer was charged with rebellion.

Oconer and six other activists and development workers have been implicated by the military in an alleged ambush staged by the New People's Army on October 27, 2022. A local court in Abra issued a warrant of arrest on January 3.

Information
Number of attacked persons or entities related to media
1
Do they work as freelance or media?
Yes
Position in media
Status of journalists
Gender
Male
Country
CAR – Cordillera Administrative Region
Full name or name of group
Identified
The name of perpetrator (individual/group)
Abra local police
Attack mention about gender background/sexual wording?
No
Date of incident
Year of incident
2023
Type of incident
Criminal lawsuit/charge: Identify which criminal lawsuit use for this case including defamation, fake-news, publication, etc)