Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, a leading critic of President Duterte, faces third charge of cyber libel

Jan 14, 2021 | INVESTING

Embattled Philippine journalist Maria Ressa faces a third cyber libel charge, her lawyer said on Thursday, this time for a story about students allegedly paying a professor for passing grades.Ressa and her news site Rappler face at least a dozen criminal charges and investigations after publishing stories critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s policies, including his bloody drug war.“It’s my 10th arrest warrant in less than two years. That’s definitely a pattern of harassment,” Ressa, who Time…

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