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Philippine journalist and Duterte critic Maria Ressa freed on bail

Credit: SBS- Published on February 14, 2019
Maria Ressa, CEO of Philippines news organisation Rappler, was arrested and accused of "cyber-libel".
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Published on February 13, 2019 -  00:39
Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa Arrested
CNN reports Maria Ressa, a high-profile Philippine journalist and vocal critic of the country's president, was arrested Wednesday in connection with "cyber libel" charges against Rappler, the news site she oversees. Ressa was formally arrested on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, she was served an arrest warrant by Philippines National Bureau of Investigation officers. Rappler said the charges are over an article it published in 2012.

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