New York Times and Inquirer reporter Jez Aznar was criticized by the netizens after he posted dwell updates from Marawi City that confirmed the place of the authorities snipers which might help the Maute Terrorist Group to trace the positions of the troopers.
On his Instagram account, Jeszmann posted movies of the military snipers in Marawi City displaying their present place.
Blogger RJ Nieto posted the screenshot of Jeszmann Instagram video that uploaded on May 25, 2017 and criticized him for allegedly giving a precious data to the terrorist group.
Since May 25, the journalist didn’t post movies about the military operations anymore.
Screenshot of @jeszmann post on Instagram Photo: ThinkingPinoy Facebook web page
Even the netizens requested Jes Aznar to take down his posts as a result of it solely endangered the lives of the authorities troops.
The Maute Terrorist Group is extra acquainted with the place and they will presumably simply observe the place of the authorities snipers through movies and photographs posted on social media. That’s why the authorities requested the netizens and the reporters to keep away from giving dwell updates of the military operation in the southern metropolis.
In a press assertion, the Philippine National Police urged the public to “refrain from posting on social media information that would tend to exacerbate the situation.”
This contains offering blow-by-blow experiences which embody vital data, photographs, and movies of the military’s actions that might pre-empt the authorities’s response to the state of affairs.