Lawyer: PRRD admin can't censor 'Ang Probinsyano'

Lawyer Romulo Macalintal said the portrayal of a crooked President and PNP was only a “work of fiction,” adding that the officers of DILG and the PNP should not be too “thin-skinned” when they are scrutinized by the public.

SOURCE: Daphne Galvez (2018). Legal action vs ‘Ang Probinsyano’ is censorship – lawyer. By: Daphne Galvez - Reporter. @DYGalvezINQ INQUIRER.net. 09:21 AM November 19, 2018. https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1054848/legal-action-vs-ang-probinsyano-is-censorship-lawyer; https://www.facebook.com/inquirerdotnet/posts/10157429563029453
 

The government's plan to take legal action against the producers of the television series "Ang Probinsyano" is plain and simple censorship and attack on freedom of expression, according to an election lawyer.

DILG has revealed its intention to sue the producers of "Ang Probinsyano" for their perceived negative interpretation of the PNP.

Attorney Romulo Macalintal said the portrayal of a crooked President and the PNP was fictional, adding that officials at DILG and the PNP should not be too "thin-skinned" when they were examined by the public.