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Ressa was recently convicted on libel and tax evasion charges.
Maria Ressa says she didn't take Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seriously when he declared four years ago that "corrupt" journalists weren't "exempted from assassination.""In 2016, it was really, really laughable. And I thought, 'Oh, doesn't matter.' I laughed," said the country's most ...
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On June 15, the Manila Regional Trial Court found Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler, guilty of cyber libel. The landmark decision set a precedent for future cases to be filed not only against journalists but also against ordinary citizens accused of cyber ...
Maria Ressa posted bail eight times within 14 months
The Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 46 on June 15 ruled Rappler chief Maria Ressa and reporter Reynaldo Santos Jr. guilty of cyber libel. The case stemmed from a complaint filed by property developer Wilfredo Keng alleging defamation in an article published in May ...
Ressa was found guilty along with former Rappler writer-researcher Reynaldo Santos Jr.
Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler, and former writer and researcher Reynaldo Santos, have been convicted of cyber libel.The decision was handed down by Judge Rainelda Estacio-Montesa of the Manila Regional Trial Court  on Monday, June 15.Judge Estacio-Morales ruled that Rappler as a ...
“Maria Ressa is a courageous journalist who is being persecuted for reporting the news and standing up to human rights abuses," Clooney says.
Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will join the legal team of award-winning journalist Maria Ressa, according to a press statement released last Monday by London based firm Doughty Street Chambers.The international team will be led by Clooney and co-barrister Caoilfhionn Gallagher ...
The special video collaboration between Madonna and TIME Magazine is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit.
Madonna has released "I Rise," a new music video that pays tribute to the resilience of people around the world who struggle against tragedy and persecution, including Filipino journalist Maria Ressa.Footage of the Rappler founder and chief executive officer is shown at ...
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